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Teacher Leader KnowledgeBase

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: Identify Resources for Professional Growth

Guideline: Teachers in leadership roles should assist other teachers to identify resources needed to accomplish professional learning objectives. Content used should be scientifically based, designed to improve instruction and be of sufficient intensity and duration to have a lasting impact on instruction. This task provides some resources to support professional learning.


Promotion of Teacher Leadership

This link is to resources on promoting teacher leadership available at the Education Development Center's Center for Science Education's website.

Center on Instruction

The former Center on Instruction was one of 21 comprehensive centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education from 2005 - 2012. The Center on Instruction provided resources and expertise to the Regional Comprehensive Centers in reading, mathematics, science, special education and English language learners.

Education Week Teacher Professional Development Sourcebook

This link is to Education Week's Teacher PD Sourcebook featuring RTI. Here is an additional link to Education Week’s Spotlight also featuring RTI. This additional directory, has been discontinued for new posts, however, resources gathered featuring professional development remain, including accredited programs, supplemental materials, webinars, teacher channel videos, professional development news articles, ED Weekly Spotlight on teacher professional development and workshops which may be useful for teacher professional learning and development.

Instructional Coaching Kansas Coaching Project

This link to the Instructional Coaching Kansas Coaching Project website, maintained by the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning, provides resources and support for instructional coaching.

National High School Center

The former National High School Center was one of 21 comprehensive centers funded by the U.S. Department of Education, from 2005-2012. The National High School Center served as the central source of information and expertise on high school improvement (including an Early Warning System Tool), for the Regional Comprehensive Centers. Currently, National High School, serves as an online high school diploma accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and Schools Council on Accreditation and School Improvement (SACS CASI), an accrediting division of AdvancED. National High School offers a private, comprehensive and affordable online high school diploma to those students who desire to receive a high school diploma at home.

The contents of this website were developed under a grant from the U.S. Department of Education and are intended for general reference purposes only. However, those contents do not necessarily represent the policy of the U.S. Department of Education or the Center, and you should not assume endorsement by the Federal Government. Some resources on this site require Adobe Acrobat Reader. This website archive includes content and external links that were accurate and relevant as of September 30, 2019.