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The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership - The Concordia University Leadership Series (Paperback)
  • The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership - The Concordia University Leadership Series (Paperback)

The Teacher Leader: Core Competencies and Strategies for Effective Leadership - The Concordia University Leadership Series (Paperback)

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Paperback 212 Pages / Published: 13/06/2014
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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.

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 9781475807455
Number of pages: 212
Weight: 304 g
Dimensions: 224 x 158 x 14 mm

The book distills many topics covered in the courses of an educational leadership degree or certificate program into a reference guidebook. . . .In summary, the book is a reasonable reference for those new to the school administration profession. * Global Education Review *
The authors provide an excellent basis for understanding the teacher leader. I'm confident that this book will provide a positive contribution to education. -- John W. Sparlin, assistant superintendent for administrative services, school district 308 - district administration Center, Illinois
In a time when the success of our children and schools is increasingly dependent on the combined efforts of the entire school family, teachers are called upon to provide more instructional and programmatic leadership than ever. This book should be required reading! The emphasis on core competencies combined with the clear and compelling examples make it practical as well as valuable. This book is thorough and helpful. I recommend it wholeheartedly! -- Thomas P. Jandris, PhD, senior vice president for innovation, dean, College of Graduate & Innovative Programs, Concordia University Chicago
The role of the teacher leader is critical to the future of educational practice and this book is a practical and understandable resource. I highly recommend this book. -- Michael A. Jacoby, Ed.D., CAE, SFO, executive director/CEO, Illinois Association of School Business Officials
I recommend this book to all teachers and teacher leaders who want to excel in their vital roles. The authors have applied their vast experience and unparalleled knowledge and wisdom to develop this comprehensive volume on educational leadership! -- Alan E. Meyer, Ph.D., interim president, Concordia University Chicago
This book is not only a valuable resource for administrators who want to improve development of outstanding teacher leaders, but it can also be a resource for prospective teacher leaders. -- Kerry R. Leiby, superintendent, Norridge School District 80, Illinois
Drs. Tomal, Schilling and Wilhite have provided not only a comprehensive framework for effective Teacher Leadership, they have also shared a wealth of resources, real-world applications and insights that any future leader or instructional coach would benefit from. This book won't simply sit on a shelf--it will serve as a guide to educational excellence. -- Michael Schlabra, Ed.D., executive director for the division of research & doctoral programs associate, Concordia University Chicago
Drs. Schilling, Tomal, and Wilhite have captured the 'essence of teacher leadership' that is well written and insightful. I highly recommend this book as a must read for leaders. -- Jon Mielke, Ed.D., executive counselor for Christian education, and superintendent, The Lutheran Schools of Indiana

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