NCCAT Teacher Leadership Institute
Ocracoke, June 22 - 26, 2015
identify and discuss ways you demonstrate leadership in your classroom, school, and the teaching profession.
identify and discuss ways you lead by advocating for students and the school.
identify and discuss ways to process change and how to make the most of the challenges and opportunities within a fast changing world of education.
identify and begin developing a plan to create a necessary outcome at your school or district level which demonstrates teacher leadership.
connect with other teacher leaders across the state to form supportive networks using interactive technology.
First things first...introductions
Teacher Leadership Resources
Below are several links to leadership resources for you to explore as we prepare for our session at NCCAT. We realize that time is extremely valuable to you but hope you will benefit from reviewing these resources. If you have comments or questions about these resources--or would like to share any yourself--please email NCCAT Center Fellow Alton Ballance, at email@example.com and I will add those resources below.
U.S. Coast Guard Leadership Model: Character in Action
Understanding Teacher Leadership
Please read Chapter 1 from Marilyn Katzenmeyer and Gayle Moller's book Awakening the Sleeping Giant: Helping Teachers Develop as Leaders (click here). We will discuss this chapter during the seminar.
Leadership Reflection Questions
Please reflect on the questions below since these topics will surface during our week together. If you'd like to comment on any of these questions before coming to Ocracoke please email NCCAT Center Fellow Alton Ballance, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- What qualities does a good leader possess?
- What is the role of character in leadership?
- How do we cultivate caring relationships and build strong alliances - upon which teamwork and leadership depend?
- How do we promote team over self?
- How do we make change the norm and continue sailing uncharted waters?
- What are the most effective ways for teacher leaders to have an impact on emerging education issues?
- How do we empower our students with responsibility - even at their young ages- so the will eventually become leaders who will change the world?