Qualities of successful school leaders
Roles for Teacher Leaders
Teachers help their colleagues by sharing instructional resources
Facilitating professional learning opportunities among staff members
Mentors serve as role models; acclimate new teachers to a new school; and advise new teachers about instruction, curriculum, procedure, practices, and politics.
work inside classrooms to help teachers implement new ideas, often by demonstrating a lesson, co-teaching, or observing and giving feedback.
serving on a committee, such as a school improvement team; acting as a grade-level or department chair; supporting school initiatives; or representing the school on community or district task forces or committees
Leads teachers to agree on standards, follow the adopted curriculum, use common pacing charts, and develop shared assessments.
helps colleagues implement effective teaching strategies.