Stage Five: Transforming
If your team has reached the Transforming stage, you have created, and are currently sustaining, a successful teacher-powered school. Your team will always revisit earlier stages of development as it works to improve the school. At the same time, team members are now comfortable enough with the work of improvement that they can also focus on the task of transforming teachers and teaching.
In doing so, team members can work with the larger community of teacher-powered schools to leverage collective knowledge and ideas. By working intentionally, teams who reach this stage can collaborate with others to realize the full potential for teacher-powered schools across the nation and globe, breathing innovation and improvement into K-12 public schooling.
Transforming stage steps include:
Learning about the community of teacher-powered schools, making connections, and finding a sense of identity.
Sharing knowledge and acting as a resource for other teams.
Documenting and demonstrating transformation.