Monthly Archives: March 2011
Why Are Teachers Not Trained in Leadership?
We ask this question because clearly many of the job duties of a teacher are leadership duties and require leadership competencies. We are dumbfounded that so few teachers are trained in leadership either in their training to become a teachers … Continue reading
It is not Teachers VS. Principals:
Everyone in education has witnessed wars between teachers and principals. Sometimes teachers are right. Sometimes principals are right. However, whenever a teacher and a principal go to war, the students and education in general, becomes the biggest loser. We are … Continue reading
Why Can’t Teachers Delegate?
Every time we train teachers in leadership, we find that teachers are not trained in the art of delegation. Cynics might think that teachers are at the bottom of the totem pole in education and they have no one to … Continue reading
Teachers Are Leaders:
Going back to Robert Fox’s seminal article in 1956, Teaching Is Leadership, it is clear that we have come a long way in education and in the wrong direction. In 2011 teachers are not viewed in the profession, by themselves, … Continue reading
Teachers are School Site Leaders, Too!
I agree with much of Frederick Brown’s blog submission on leadership improvements needed in schools (February 9, 2011, Learning Forward, www.learningforward.org). However, I do want to add that principals are not the only “school site leaders.” In our book Leadership … Continue reading