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Effective teacher leaders: who are they and how do they work?

M ORourke and P Burrows

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Agents of change Contributors to capacity building Contributors to school-wide improvement Contribute to school leadership and strategy

Overview: what are teacher leaders?

firmly focused on better outcomes for students in parallel to their colleagues across multiple levels of leadership
consultants / collaborators / coaches

Overview: how do teacher leaders work?

multi-faceted roles that are often emergent and linked to reform efforts maintain classroom teaching

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