Wilmore integrates school reform research with strategies for increasing classroom leadership capacity and offers a global perspective on classroom teachers' participation as leaders of students and schools.
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Dr. Elaine Wilmore was a public school teacher, counselor, elementary, and middle school principal before she moved to higher education. She has extensive background in everything from Early Childhood Education to creating and leading doctoral programs. She currently serves as a Doctoral Dissertation Adviser for Nova Southeastern University. She also founded and is President of Elaine L. Wilmore Leadership Initiatives, which focuses on improving campus and district leadership to increase student performance. Elaine formerly served as a Professor, the Chair of Educational Leadership, Counseling, and Foundations and as the founding Doctoral Director at the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. She also served at Dallas Baptist University as Assistant Vice President for Educational Networking and Program Director for the M.Ed. and, again, the implementing director of the Doctor of Education degree in Educational Leadership.
Prior to her position at Dallas Baptist University, Dr. Wilmore served as Special Assistant to the Dean for NCATE Accreditation, Chair and Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at the University of Texas at Arlington (UTA), and was the founder of all initial Educational Leadership graduate programs at UTA including the innovative field-based and grant funded Educational Leadership UTA, which received national acclaim, and the Scholars of Practice program. While at UTA she also served as Director of University Program Development where she developed and was the original Chair of the Faculty Governance Committee for the College of Education. Dr. Wilmore’s respect amongst those in higher education has led her to serve as a tenure reviewer in four states and a manuscript and proposal reviewer for many conferences and professional journals.
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Table of ContentsForeword by Rosemary Papalewis
About the Author
1. Introduction to Teacher Leadership
2. A Vision for Teacher Leadership
3. Core Values and Moral Code: Ethics and Integrity for All Time
4. Classroom Culture and Climate: It Can Make You or Break You
5. Curriculum and Instruction for Today's Classroom: Not for the Faint of Heart
6. Equity for All Learners: Yesterday's Classroom Is Not Coming Back
7. Effective Communication in Today's Schools and Society: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It
8. Teacher Enhancement: If You're Standing Still, You're Moving Backwards
9. Bringing It All Together
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