Building collective leadership from the central office

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Go far together: Lessons in collective leadership

I learned the power of collective leadership in 2007, when I met 50 Teachers of the Year for the first time. Since then, I've learned a few lessons…


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Collective leadership: Blurring boundaries and creating conditions for teachers and principals to lead together

CTQ’s work has always been firmly grounded in teacher leadership. But now we  believe it’s necessary to take the distributed leadership model a step…


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Confessions of a control freak

When I began my teaching career fourteen years ago, I was flattered by how many people asked me to lead in a variety of contexts. Then I realized…


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Becoming a better teacher (and person) 140 characters at a time.

I know the exact moment I took ownership of my professional development: August, 2012.  I was just beginning to explore Twitter and I stumbled upon…


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Meet Brian Curtin, blogging lead for the collective leadership roundtable discussion

Collective leadership taps the potential of exceptional educators, like March-April blogging roundtable lead and 2013 Illinois Teacher of the Year…


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What Hollywood gets wrong about transforming schools

In CTQ's next roundtable blogging discussion, we’ll examine how education can move beyond individual rockstar teachers to collective leadership that…


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Why your school should be a teacher-powered school

In his blog synthesizing CTQ's first roundtable blogging discussion on teacher-powered schools, NC teacher Ben Owens makes the argument for why your…


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