Teacher Leadership Professional Learning Courses

Innovative – Collaborative – Transformative

Our teacher leadership courses are designed to build teacher leadership and improve professional  practice.

Each course draws from the growing body of information about adult learning to provide highly interactive sessions that improve classroom practice and equip teacher leaders to help colleagues.

Created and facilitated by State Teachers of the Year and Finalists, each course draws on research-based methods and is grounded in the industry-adopted Teacher Leader

Standards-Based Professional Learning 

NNSTOY's Teacher Leadership Professional Learning Courses are grounded firmly in the Teacher Leader Model Standards developed by the Teacher Leadership Exploratory Consortium.

 

Educators who take the courses gain:

  • A high-quality experience from outstanding, recognized facilitators
  • Tools to create and leave with actionable and tangible action plans
  • Cost-effective professional learning that meets school system standards
  • Sustained follow-up through virtual meetings
  • A self-assessment tool to help educators focus their professional learning

 

Our Teacher Leadership courses provide:

  • Innovative tools to inspire and guide your teacher leadership
  • New strategies and resources to facilitate teacher teams effectively
  • An action plan protocol to make positive change in your school
  • Virtual follow-up to support educators’ work on their plan
  • Digital credentials for implementing your plan

 

The Courses

I: ADULT LEARNING & LEADERSHIP

Leadership is critical for school and system improvement. This course will help you set leadership goals and lead your colleagues to address school-based challenges that positively impact student learning.

II: BRIDGING RESEARCH & PRACTICE

This course is designed to expand your knowledge of the research process and current promising practices to address current learning obstacles that educators and students face.

III: LEADING PROFESSIONAL LEARNING

This course will help you reset professional learning so that it is more meaningful and relevant to students and teachers today. You will learn how to help colleagues take ownership for their professional growth and help them to design systems that are meaningful.

IV: HELPING COLLEAGUES IMPROVE INSTRUCTION

The global workforce demands a shift in the skills of workers today. Education is constantly changing to meet that demand, and teachers and students must change along with it. Learn how to work with other teachers and school ad- ministrators to identify when and where these shifts take place and improve instruction to accommodate students and their academic performance.

V: BUILDING A COLLABORATIVE DATA CULTURE 

Using data to improve learning outcomes is extremely valuable, and data systems can help teachers design better lesson plans and learning strategies that improve student achievement. Learn how to collaborate with peers, school psychologists, counselors, special educators and other professionals involved to improve student performance.

VI: BUILDING POWERFUL FAMILY & COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

Substantial evidence indicates that parent engagement benefits students, increasing their motivation for learning, improving behavior and giving them a more positive attitude about school. Learn how to examine current family and community engagement practices and develop partnerships to gain a deeper understanding of your students’ experiences outside the classroom. Lead colleagues to re-imagine your relationships with family and community on behalf of student achievement.

VII: LEADING POLICY & ADVOCACY 

Building effective advocacy outside the classroom results in strong education policy – which ultimately supports student achievement. In this course you will learn how educators can build teams to influence legislators and administrators. This positive engagement will enlighten them as they develop crucial education policies.

 

All module presenters are members of the National Network of State Teachers of the Year. For information on booking a workshop, please contact Peggy Stewart at [email protected]

 

Learn more. Watch brief videos  of State Teachers of the Year and Finalists explaining how the standards have influenced their professional practice.



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