Teacher Leadership Research Paper by hicaliber

Teacher Leadership
A discussion on the perceptions of teacher leaders, regarding their relationship with principals.
# 95891 | 1,961 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jun 04, 2007 in Education (Administration) , Education (Theory)

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The paper examines how, in the past few years, the relationship between the school principal and teacher leaders has emerged as a critical relationship necessary for the continued educational success of students, their experiences and the teaching profession. The paper discusses how this relationship has become dramatically more complex, overloaded, and unclear. The paper proposes that the problems have increased, as the role of the school principal has progressed from the principal as an instructional leader, to the principal as a transactional leader and, most recently, to the role of transformational leader. The paper further examines numerous studies on the topic that have revealed the importance of the perception of teacher leaders regarding their relationship with principals. The paper concludes that additional studies are necessary in this area to correct the perceptions of the teacher's relationship with the principal, as the perception of this relationship affects the quality of individual teacher instruction, the height of student achievement, and the overall degree of efficiency in school functioning.

Statement Of The Problem: What Are The Perceptions Of Teacher Leaders Regarding Their Relationship With Principals?

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Bagnaschi, K. (2004). An Examination of School Leadership. Trends & Tudes, 3(5), May.
  • Barnett, K & McCormick, J. (2004). Leadership and Individual Principal-Teacher Relationships in Schools. Educational Administration Quarterly, 40(3), 406-434.
  • Barth, R. (1990). Improving Schools from within. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.
  • Berman, P. & McLaughlin, M. (1975). Federal Programs supporting educational Change. Santa Monica: Rand.
  • Blase, J. & Blase, J. (1999). Principals' Instructional Leadership and Teacher Development: Teachers' Perspectives. Educational Administration Quarterly, 35(3), 349-378.

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