Teacher Leadership

Across the country, teacher leaders have created and found leadership roles that enable them to deepen their impact on students, coach and support their peers, mentor new or struggling teachers, and influence school district and state education policies—all while continuing to work directly with students in the classroom.

This work has the potential to change school culture, improve instructional practice and education policies, and ultimately help address some of the most complex challenges in our public schools. The problem is not everyone knows the potential for leadership, or how to realize it in their school or district.

On this site, you will find resources to help school leaders expand teacher leadership opportunities in their buildings. It is divided in to three sections: