Teacher Leader

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Teacher Leader

All professionals want to advance in their careers, and teachers are no different. On the teacher career continuum, states can provide a pathway to ─ and compensate teachers for ─ advanced teaching roles with leadership opportunities for those who want to continue teaching as well. SREB provides research and guidance to help state leaders accomplish this goal. 

Publication November 20194 pages

State Efforts to Promote Teacher Leadership

In the face of teacher shortages, state leaders have an opportunity to explore ways of remaking the teaching profession from the inside out, rather than relying solely on short-term solutions. One strategy: teacher leadership and mentorship initiatives. This brief highlights how education leaders in six states used three levers ─ certification, pay and recognition ─ to identify and retain teacher leaders.

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