Awakening the Sleeping Giant Author:Marilyn Katzenmeyer and Gayle Moller This third edition of a bestseller draws on the authors' two decades of experience in studying and observing the work of teacher leaders. Marilyn Katzenmeyer and Gayle Moller expand on the definition of leadership and its importance in improving outcomes in schools, and cover the careerlong development of teacher leaders from perservice prepara... more »tion programs through ongoing support for veteran teacher leaders.
This exceptional, tacher-focused resource discusses three factors critical to stepping into a leadership role: the sustaining of teacher leadership relationsips between adults in the school, organizational structures, and the actions of the principal. The authors discuss the callenges that many teacher leaders face, including
-deciding to accept a leadership role
-building principal-teacher leader relationships
-working with peers
-facilitating professional learning for themselves and others« less