ERIC Number: EJ813214
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
Shared Leadership: Can It Work in Schools?
Educational Forum, v72 n4 p298-307 2008
Over the past couple of decades, K-12 schools have courageously struggled with the concept of shared, or distributed, leadership; however, the basic landscape of K-12 school leadership remains heavily hierarchical. Nonetheless, teachers can share leadership. This article explores productive forms of teacher leadership that are models of collaboration, integration, encouragement, learning, modeling, challenging, building consensus, and displaying professionalism.
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Leadership Qualities, Teacher Leadership, Instructional Leadership, Administrators, Administrator Role, Accountability, Teachers
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A