Teacher Leadership (Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Education Series) / Edition 1by Ann Lieberman, Lynne Miller
Pub. Date: 05/28/2004
In Teacher Leadership, Lieberman and Miller discuss current changes in the teacher’s role, and make sense of the research on teacher leadership. They offer case studies of innovative programssuch as the National Writing Projectthat provide teachers with opportunities to lead within a professional community. In addition, they tell stories of… See more details below
In Teacher Leadership, Lieberman and Miller discuss current changes in the teacher’s role, and make sense of the research on teacher leadership. They offer case studies of innovative programssuch as the National Writing Projectthat provide teachers with opportunities to lead within a professional community. In addition, they tell stories of individual teachersfrom Maine to Californiawho are able to lead in a variety of contexts.
Teacher Leadership offers a new standard of teaching and community that recognizes all teachers as leaders. It shows how to develop learning communities that include rather than exclude, create knowledge rather than merely apply it, and that offer challenge and support to both new and experienced teachers.
This book is a volume in the Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Educationa series designed to meet the demand for new ideas and insights about leadership in schools.
"Lieberman and Miller have written still another powerful book that takes our understanding of leadership and communities of practice to a new level. Written with grace and determination, this is a book that should be widely read."
Thomas J. Sergiovanni, Lillian Radford Professor of Education, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas
"Teachers, teacher educators, school reformers, and educational researchersanyone who is committed to changing the schools to meet the needs of a changing worldshould read Teacher Leadership."
Marilyn Cochran-Smith, professor of education, Boston College and president, American Educational Research Association, Boston, Massachusetts
- Publication date:
- Jossey-Bass Leadership Library in Education Series, #1
- Edition description:
- New Edition
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- Product dimensions:
- 6.08(w) x 9.04(h) x 0.33(d)
- Age Range:
- 18 Years
Table of Contents
1. Why Teacher Leadership, and Why Now?
2. What Research Says About Teacher Leadership.
3. Learning to Lead in Communities of Practice.
4. Portraits of Teacher Leaders in Practice.
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