Domain VII

Advocating for Student Learning and the Profession

What does it mean?

4 components...

1) understanding of educational policy at the local, state, and national level

2) understanding of the roles of school leaders, boards of education, legislators, other stakeholders in making these policies

3) using the knowledge for advocating (student needs, effective teaching practices, student learning)

4) have influence and respect within the school, community and profession

Functions of the teacher leader:

Speak up! Stand up! Advocate!

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