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Teacher Education and Professional Development

2019

School culture

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Leading Students And Teachers Away From Adversity And Towards Success, Joshua Covey, Amanda Pascale, Eve Miller, Matthew Ohlson Oct 2019

Leading Students And Teachers Away From Adversity And Towards Success, Joshua Covey, Amanda Pascale, Eve Miller, Matthew Ohlson

Amanda Pascale

There are nearly 3000 "Leader in Me" schools throughout the world and the hallmark of this transformational leadership program is developing student leaders. This proposal aims to share the best practices implemented and experienced through this innovative process that has helped to increase gains in students, especially those deemed at-risk. The session will NOT be promoting a particular product but rather facilitating the sharing of ideas and strategies for developing student leaders. Using engaging protocols and proven exemplars from schools throughout the country, this proposal will share the activities school leaders and teachers can infuse to encourage students to become ...


Collaborative Inquiry And The Shared Workspace Of Professional Learning Communities, Daniel Carpenter May 2019

Collaborative Inquiry And The Shared Workspace Of Professional Learning Communities, Daniel Carpenter

Daniel Carpenter

An exploration of an educator collaborative inquiry in the shared workspace of professional learning communities reveals that the educator collaborative inquiry enables the leaders to focus on increasing student achievement scores.


School Culture And Leadership Of Professional Learning Communities, Daniel Carpenter May 2019

School Culture And Leadership Of Professional Learning Communities, Daniel Carpenter

Daniel Carpenter

Purpose
The purpose of this paper is to explore supportive and shared leadership structures at schools as a function of school culture policies and procedures.

Design/methodology/approach
A qualitative study was conducted at three secondary schools in the Midwestern USA. Administrators and teachers were interviewed, professional learning communities observed and artifacts collected to explore school culture policies, procedures and leadership in the implementation of professional learning community practice.

Findings
This study concludes that school leaders must provide supportive and shared leadership structures for teachers in order to ensure a positive school culture and effective professional learning communities that impact ...