How to choose an effective teacher-leader position

Middle-grades educator Ariel Sacks compiles in this article a list of lessons she has learned during her past six years as a teacher leader. Her advice includes warnings to teachers to avoid leadership positions where they have no autonomy, power, resources or voice in what they are doing. The teacher-leader role "must help teachers use their knowledge to empower their colleagues and school communities rather than present yet one more obstacle for effective teaching and learning," Sacks writes.

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