Teacher Leadership

 

Teacher leadership is "the process by which teachers, individually or collectively, influence their colleagues, principals, and other members of the school community to improve teaching and learning practices with the aim of increased student learning and achievement." 

-York-Barr & Duke, 2004

Welcome to the Maine Department of Education’s Teach to Lead® website designed to share the work of Teach to Lead® Maine, a collaborative statewide effort uniting educators, policy-makers, and the greater community around the common vision that every Maine student will benefit from the purposeful involvement of teacher leaders who collaborate in guiding the continuous improvement of schools and the teaching profession. 

Through background information, profiles of district teacher leadership models and a “Standards and Stories” section profiling Maine teacher leaders, this website provides a variety of resources to support stakeholders interested in developing, supporting and highlighting teacher leadership in their own organizations and communities.

 

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The Importance of Teacher Leadership in Maine

 

 

 

 

"It takes a team approach to run a school today.  Responsibilities such as professional development, improving school culture and student learning are all areas that can be cultivated by teacher leaders who have a wealth of knowledge from working in the field, a long-term vision, and a passion to make their schools better."

 

Jennifer A. Dorman, Co-Chair, Maine Teach-to-Lead®, 2015 Maine Teacher of the Year, 2014 Somerset County Teacher of the Year.

 

 

 

Maine's Teach-to-Lead® Initiative

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

"Currently, the Teach-to-Lead® committee is gathering information from stakeholders about what is happening with teacher leadership at this time in Maine.  Profiles of teacher leadership success stories from across the state will be added to this website in the near future."

 

Karen MacDonald, Co-Chair, Maine Teach-to-Lead®, 2014 Maine Teacher of the Year

 

 

Contact Information:

 

Jennifer Dorman

Co-Chair, Maine Teach-to-Lead Initiative

jdorman@msad54.com

(207) 474-3339

 

Karen MacDonald, NBCT

Co-Chair, Maine Teach-to-Lead Initiative

macdok235@gmail.com

(207) 939-5932

 

Website Questions:

Peggy Pisini

Maine Department of Education

Acting Educator Effectiveness Coordinator

peggy.pisini@maine.gov

(207) 624-6748

 

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