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Teacher leaders


An educator at a school site that holds a leadership position, including but not limited to department or grade level chairs, committee chairs, and instructional coaches. At teacher-powered schools, teacher leaders represent a large portion of the educator team and in many cases all educators are considered site leaders. Teacher leader and site leader are used interchangeably.

About the Glossary

This glossary is a collection of terms related to teacher-powered schools — namely, terms around teachers, leadership, governance, collaboration, and teams.