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Teacher Leader Domain 5

According to the Teacher Leader Exploratory Consortium, “The purpose of these standards—like all model standards—is to stimulate dialogue among stakeholders of the teaching profession about what constitutes the knowledge, skills, and competencies that teachers need to assume leadership roles in their schools, districts, and the profession.”

Domain 5:  Promoting the Use of Assessments and Data for School and District Improvement


The teacher leader is knowledgeable about the design of assessments, both formative and summative. He or she works with colleagues to analyze data and interpret results to inform goals and to improve student learning.





Increases the capacity of colleagues to identify and use multiple assessment tools aligned to state and local standards.





Collaborates with colleagues in the design, implementation, scoring, and interpretation of student data to improve educational practice and student learning.





Creates a climate of trust and critical reflection in order to engage colleagues in challenging conversations about student learning data that lead to solutions to identified issues.





Works with colleagues to use assessment and data findings to promote changes in instructional practices or organizational structures to improve student learning.





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