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District-Level Leadership
District-level leadership

When teacher leaders work at the district level, even though most of their work is with teachers, a consistent challenge they face is building support among administrators at both the school and district levels. District-level priorities sometimes call for different approaches than teacher leaders feel are best for the teachers they support. As a result, they often find themselves caught in the middle between the central office and the schools, trying to negotiate the implementation of new policies and practices.

From this intermediary position, teacher leaders deal with resistance to change on many levels. They must learn to navigate fluctuating political dynamics across schools and departments. As each school has its own unique culture and goals—that may not align with district priorities—these teacher ...

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