This practical guide explains the skills needed by teacher leaders and suggests ways principals can provide opportunities for teachers to learn these skills. It shows practicing and aspiring principals: who to involve in decision making ...and when how to anticipate and solve problems which might arise from the distribution of power and authority other tools to build teacher leadership.
Gayle Moller is Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Foundations in the College of Education and Allied Professions at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, North Carolina. She was formerly Executive Director of the South Florida Center for Educational Leaders. Anita M. Pankake, a former teacher, team leader, assistant principal, and principal, is currently director of the doctoral program and professor of educational leadership at the University of Texas Pan American.