“In order to be a successful teacher leader one has to stay true to one’s beliefs, coupling confidence with humility, and being willing to work with colleagues to improve student learning” (Ackerman, 2010, p.15). With this kind out outlook, teacher leaders can have a huge impact. By tapping into teachers, true change can be seen. “Teacher leadership offers a variety of unseen opportunities for forcing schools out of established frames of reference and towards genuine school improvement (Parkay, 2010, p. 1).
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