Teacher Leader Model Standards

Domain 1

Fostering a Collaborative Culture to Support Educator Development and Student Learning

The Teacher Leaders:

- understand the principles of adult learning

- know how to develop a collaborative culture

- work towards a collective responsibility

- use knowledge to promote

- build an environment of collegiality, trust and respect

- focus on continuous improvement in instruction and student learning

Functions

Teacher Leaders:

Utilizes group processes to help colleagues work collaboratively to solve problems, make decisions, manage conflicts, and promote learning.

Teacher Leaders:

Model effective skills in listening, presenting ideas, leading discussions, clarifying, mediating, and identifying the needs of self and others in order to advance shared goals.

Teacher Leaders:

Create trust among colleagues, develop collective wisdom, build ownership and action that supports student learning.

Teacher Leaders:

Create an inclusive culture where diverse perspectives are welcomed in addressing challenges.

Teacher Leaders:

Use knowledge of different backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures and languages to promote effective interactions among colleagues.

COLLABORATION

Teacher Leader Model Standards