ERIC Number: ED465590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Designing Programs for Teacher Leaders: The Case of the California Science Implementation Network.
DiRanna, Kathy; Loucks-Horsley, Susan
Teacher leadership development programs require careful design if they are to meet the challenges of today's science and mathematics education reform initiatives. This chapter describes the design of one such program using a design framework developed to plan and analyze effective professional development programs. The program, the California Science Implementation Network (CSIN), develops teacher leaders to assist their schools and others to improve the quality of their science programs. CSIN's context, the knowledge and beliefs that influenced their design, the strategies they use, and the issues they face, are discussed in detail in the chapter. A vignette of a school district participating in CSIN illustrates how teacher leadership grows and functions in one setting. (Contains 13 references.) (Author/MVL)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Science Instruction, Science Teachers, Teacher Improvement, Teacher Leadership
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Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: California