Reflections on the new teacher leaders

What inspires teachers to see themselves as leaders? Mirror Images takes a comprehensive look at what teacher leadership means today and how teachers can transform the future of their profession. Included are ten iconic images of teacher leadership roles to help teachers move beyond teaching as they were taught. The authors make a compelling case for the importance of teacher leadership today, based on these current conditions:

Top-down change is less effective today than ever; Teacher leadership in schools is a force, not a position; Old stereotypes of teaching keep teachers from striving for more; Leadership, learning, and change are united

This book challenges you to avoid simply becoming a replica of teachers you have seen in the past. Instead, embrace your own vision for what is possible and become the teacher leader you were destined to be.

The Learning Advocate

The learning advocate

Learning is a treasure that will follow its owner everywhere.

—Chinese Proverb

The Learning Advocate Defined

Learning Advocates are teacher leaders whose actions and priorities revolve around one ultimate mission: learning. They are always working toward the continuous improvement of learning conditions in their school. They seek ...

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