This course is designed to examine the important role that teacher leadership plays in today’s schools. Professional development models are inspected through the lenses of leadership theory and how adults learn to develop understanding of effective professional collaboration. Participants will explore the SBA Digital Resource Library and SBA assessment data to inform instructional practice then write an action plan to support collaboration in their school to improve student learning.
Week 1: Introduction
Week 2: Theories of Adult Learning
Week 3: Understanding Leadership Theory Evaluation and Development of Current School Context
Week 4: Evaluation of Professional Development Models
Week 5: Evaluation of Professional Development Models
Week 6: Digital Resource Library
Week 7: Work Week:Rough Draft
Week 8: Evaluate Current Professional Learning practices through the lens of social justice and equity.
Teachers will develop knowledge and expertise in:
- Effective models of professional learning
- How educators learn best (theories of adult learning)
- Theories of Leadership
- Using of the SBA Digital Resource Library to inform shifts in practice
- Evaluating current instructional practices within your school and ideas for improvement.