Teacher Leadership: Overarching Competencies
What You'll Learn

You will learn how to advocate for diversity, equity and cultural competence as you develop leadership skills in instruction, policy and/or association.

Who Should Apply
  • K12 Educators
  • Mid Career Educators
  • Veteran Educators
  • Administrators
8
micro-
credentials
15
Approximate hours each
Description
This stack is based on the Teacher Leadership Competencies that were developed in partnership by National Education Association, National Board for Professional Teaching Standards and Center for Teaching Quality. They are designed to help teachers develop leadership skills in instruction, association and educational policy. The Overarching and the Diversity, Equity and Cultural competence micro-credentials focus on competencies that all teacher leaders need to have. The Association Pathway micro-credentials focus on skills needed to be engaged in association leadership and the Policy Pathway micro-credentials focus on skills need to advocate for education equity and funding at the local state and federal levels. The instructional pathways focus on teacher leadership for classroom practice.
ProgramDescriptionAction
Adult Learning
The educator applies an understanding of adult learning theory to address a need.
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Communication
The educator will demonstrate understanding of needs to deliver an effective message to pursue positive change.
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Continuing Education and Learning
The educator demonstrates an awareness of the need for continuing education by planning and facilitating an activity.
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Group Processes
Educator demonstrates awareness and understanding of group processes and and how they relate to teacher leadership and goal achievement.
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Interpersonal Effectiveness
The educator supports colleagues in work on a shared vision through trust and effective communication.
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Personal Effectiveness
Educator deepends understanding and application of his or her leadership strengths.
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Reflective Practice
Educator thinks deeply and carefully about who they are and how they lead.
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Technology Facility
The educator demonstrates effective utilization of technology in leadership work.
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