Constructing a model for leadership


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    1. 1. Constructing a ModelConstructing a Model for Leadershipfor Leadership Michigan Mathematics and Science Teacher Leadership Collaborative
    2. 2. Constructing a Model forConstructing a Model for LeadershipLeadership • Qualities of an Excellent Leader • Roles of a Teacher Leader
    3. 3. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader • THINK…about someone that you consider an excellent and exceptional leader • PAIR…share what you wrote with a partner at your table • DISCUSS…as a group the qualities of a leader and come up with a group list or “picture” of an excellent leader
    4. 4. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader • SHARE…with the group as a whole from your list of qualities of a leader
    5. 5. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader
    6. 6. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader • CONSIDER…that leadership is something that can be learned Looking at the qualities of leadership through “ASK”  Attitudes  Skills  Knowledge
    7. 7. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader A – Attitude Attitude is defined as “a way of looking at life; a way of thinking, feeling or behaving.” Therefore, an attitude is not just the way we think, but the way we think, feel and do. S – Skill Skill is defined as the ability to do something well; proficiency, facility, or dexterity that is acquired or developed through training or experience. K – Knowledge Knowledge is defined as information in mind; general awareness or possession of
    8. 8. • Revisit…our list of qualities through the lens of ASK. Qualities of an ExcellentQualities of an Excellent LeaderLeader
    9. 9. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy
    10. 10. Roles of a Teacher SpecialistRoles of a Teacher Specialist LeaderLeader • Teacher leaders function in a variety of roles depending on: • Personal strengths and interests • Needs within their building/district • Collaboration with colleagues and administration
    11. 11. Roles of Teacher LeadershipRoles of Teacher Leadership Professional Leadership Professional Leadership Departmental Leadership Departmental Leadership Institutional Leadership Institutional Leadership Instructional Leadership Instructional Leadership Administrative Leadership Administrative Leadership Roles of Teacher Leader Roles of Teacher Leader
    12. 12. Leadership RolesLeadership Roles • Instructional Leadership • Focusing on what is taught, how it’s taught, and how it’s evaluated. • Attending to science/mathematics instruction and effectiveness.
    13. 13. • Institutional Leadership • View the bigger picture. • Participate as part of a larger team. Leadership RolesLeadership Roles
    14. 14. • Departmental Leadership • Think in terms of morale and communication. • Motivate and support staff in mathematics/science teaching. Leadership RolesLeadership Roles
    15. 15. Leadership RolesLeadership Roles • Professional Leadership • On-going study of teaching and learning. • Helping staff grow as professionals and growing professionally.
    16. 16. Leadership RolesLeadership Roles • Administrative Leadership • Be an advocate. • Provide the tools, climate, and funds needed for instruction.
    17. 17. 1) Charts with Leadership Roles (2 sets) are in this room and the reception space outside this room. 2) Start with the chart that has the same number and letter as are on the back of your nametag. 3) With your group, brainstorm roles that teacher leaders can assume that fit that category. 4) On cue from the facilitator, move to the next chart – review the list and add additional ideas. 5) When you return to the chart you started Gallery Walk & DiscussionGallery Walk & Discussion
    18. 18. Reflection