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National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS), National Education Association (NEA), & Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ)

August 19, 2014

The Teacher Leadership Competencies

The Teacher Leadership Competencies are designed to fulfill a charge: to frame a vision for transformative teacher leadership and express that vision in a set of competencies that teachers can use as a resource for identification, reflection, guidance, and inspiration. The competencies can serve as guideposts for teachers to learn about their own beliefs, dispositions, and talents and expand their reach, taking action that advances student learning and the teaching profession. 

The standards address three vital pathways: association, instructional, and policy leadership. 

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August 18, 2014

Case Study: Alison Crowley Wright, CTQ Teacherpreneur

Alison "Ali" Wright, who teaches math to high school students in Fayette County Public Schools (Lexington, KY), has served as a CTQ teacherpreneur in 2013-2014 and 2014-2015.

State Superintendent Terry Holliday explains that Ali has made an appreciable difference in Kentucky as a teacherpreneur:  

Ali has really made her mark... here—helping more lay people really understand what it takes to teach effectively and what real reform looks like. 

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