The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership

The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership

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The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership by Daniel R. Tomal, Craig A. Schilling, Robert K. Wilhite

This CHOICE award-winning author has teamed up with a national school resource expert to write a comprehensive book on teacher leaders. Everything you need to know regarding the leadership role of teacher leaders in school improvement, managing change and improving learning are covered. The book starts by reviewing some original research on the role of teacher leaders in schools and then addresses the skill sets needed by teacher leaders: state and federal frameworks, coaching for effective instruction, selecting and mentoring, managing change, managing resources for student learning, and school improvement.

Features:
·A comprehensive book covering all aspects of teacher leaders including original research on the role of teacher leaders
·Each chapter objectives are aligned with the new ELCC, ISLCC, TLEC and InTASC standards on accreditation
·Many federal and various state data sources are included
·Each chapter contains a comprehensive case study and exercises for practical application
·Provides a blend of academic, theory and practical perspectives on how to implement and execute change
·Several handy resources are included in the appendices

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781475807455
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/13/2014
Series: Concordia University Leadership Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 212
Sales rank: 1,059,874
Product dimensions: 6.24(w) x 8.81(h) x 0.54(d)

About the Author

Daniel R. Tomal, Ph.D.is a Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching educational leadership. He is a consultant and an author of twelve books such as Action Research for Educator, Challenging Students to Learn, Resource Management for School Administrators (with Craig Schilling), Managing Human Resource and Collective Bargaining (with Craig Schilling) and Leading School Change: Maximizing resources for school improvement (with Craig Schilling and Margaret Trybus) by Rowman & Littlefield Education, and has made guest appearance on many national radio and television shows.

Craig A. Schilling, Ed.D. is an Associate Professor at Concordia University Chicago teaching education finance, law, human resources and school business management. He is author of Resource Management for School Administrators (with Dan Tomal), Managing Human Resource and Collective Bargaining (with Dan Tomal) and Leading School Change: Maximizing resources for school improvement (with Craig Schilling and Margaret Trybus) by Rowman & Littlefield Education He has served on a number of state and national associations and spoken at state, national and international conferences.

Robert Wilhite, Ed.D. is a Professor and the Department Chair for Leadership at Concordia University Chicago. He teaches educational law, instructional leadership, supervisory practices, and school evaluation change processes. He is a former elementary, middle school, and high school principal, associate superintendent for curriculum and instruction, and superintendent of schools. He has most recently published articles on homeless students and adaptive leadership, “Chicago HOPES: Eliminating Educational Roadblocks for Homeless Students, “American School Board Journal, May 2011, “Applying Adaptive Leadership to Sustain K-12 District Initiatives and Challenges,” International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, Vol. 5 No. 3, 2010.He has facilitated training programs for the Midwest Principal Center and consulted with school districts across northern Illinois. He currently serves on the Illinois Licensure Board, Principal Review Panel, evaluating the design of university principal preparation programs in Illinois.

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