Description - Collaborative Teacher Leadership by Martin L. Krovetz
Teacher leadership is not easy but it is an essential component of today's accountability driven schools. Teacher leaders can be formal or informal leaders, but their goal remains the same--maximizing student learning and improving the school culture. And who better to teach us about the obstacles, challenges, and victories of teacher leadership than teachers themselves? Krovetz and Arriaza place teachers' voices and stories at the center of this book, using these moving narratives to illustrate the key concepts of teacher leadership. The book is organized around the habits of mind of inquiry, equity, and advocacy as a means of developing effective teacher leaders. Further, the authors include information on how teacher leaders can document and sustain their growth as teacher leaders. Based on the authors' work with hundreds of teacher leaders, this essential guide is ideal for school leaders and leadership teams.
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(228mm x 152mm x 12mm)
Corwin Press Inc
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Author Biography - Martin L. Krovetz
Martin L. Krovetz is the director of the Leading for Equity and Achievement Design (LEAD) Center, a regional center of the Coalition of Essential Schools. From 1991 to 2006, he was a professor of educational leadership at San Jose State University. During this time, he developed and coordinated the Master's in Collaborative Leadership Program. From 1977 to 1991, he was a high school principal in Santa Cruz, California. In addition to being the author of the Fostering Resillience, he is the author with Gilberto Arriaza of Collaborative Teacher Leadership: How Teachers Can Foster Equitable Schools, published by Corwin Press in 2006. He has published in numerous journals and presents at national conferences, including ASCD and the Coalition of Essential Schools. He received his PhD in social psychology from the University of North Carolina and BA from the University of Florida.