This KnowledgeBase archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.
The Teacher Leader KnowledgeBase aims to raise awareness of the teacher leader role at the district level and to support teachers aspiring to the teacher leader role through master's degree-level university programs.
Task 3: Design and Deliver Professional Learning ExperiencesGuideline: Effective leaders support professional learning for their colleagues. This support may involve designing and delivering opportunities for learning. As noted by Executive Director of Learning Forward Stephanie Hirsch, "Professional development that impacts teaching and learning occurs over a sustained period of time, includes developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and behaviors, and provides intensive support for implementation within the classroom. This form of support includes coaching, peer observation and feedback, principal support for creating conditions for changing practice and time for collaboration and reflection to assess the effectiveness of the new learning on teaching practices and student learning."
This task provides resources to assist teacher leaders in providing professional learning experiences for their colleagues.