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Build School Culture through Teacher Leadership

Thank you to NAESP for publishing Build School Culture through Teacher Leadership, which highlights five practical ways in which principals can cultivate leadership in others - a Wallace Foundation principle.

Principals are accelerants of professional learning.

Principals are visionaries who raise the level of rigor.

Principals are community-builders where teachers are professional leaders and learners.

Principals are learners who practice extending and receiving help.

Principals are models of how to engage others through a strengths-based perspective.  

Principals are lead culture builders who - through shared and distributed leadership practices, promote trust open communication, transparency and collaboration among students, staff and parents.

Originally published in NAESP Communicator, December 2016, Volume 40, Issue 4
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