This second edition of Awakening the Sleeping Giant focuses on the development of teachers as leaders, and the skills they need to accomplish the task. Leadership is not part of existing teacher training programmes, however it is becoming increasingly accepted that for school reform to take place, teachers must lead the way. Marilyn Katzenmeyer and Gayle Moller. describe how teacher leadership can be a powerful tool in changing the current educational system, and helping other teachers to excel; skillfully guide the reader through the development process of teacher leadership, pointing out the benefits to students, staff and community; present specific plans to help teachers gain influence in leadership roles.
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Preface Acknowledgments About the Authors 1. What is Teacher Leadership? 2. Garnering Support for Teacher Leadership 3. Developing Teacher Leaders 4. Honoring the Uniqueness of Teacher Leaders 5. Building a Culture That Supports Teacher Leadership 6. Influencing Others Through Teacher Leadership 7. Providing Time for Teacher Leadership 8. Anticipating the Future of Teacher Leadership Resource A: Dimensions of Teacher Leadership Resource B: A Resource for Teacher Leadership Resource C: Teacher Leadership Books, Instruments, Organizations, Training, and Contacts References Index