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Research shows that collective leadership has a stronger influence on student achievement than individual leadership. The Teacher Leader Model Standards seek to generate collective leadership by fostering professional discussion about best practices and advancing new roles for teachers to serve.”

The following chart provides a method for identifying each of the 7 domains of the Teacher Leader.  Each domain speaks to strengths and qualities a Teacher Leader will possess.  Click on each box to go to a summary of the functions of each domain.  If you have an interest in becoming a Teacher Leader as an exercise you can rate your "functionality" as Established or Developing for each domain.  A full document summarizing all 7 domains is available by clicking on the library book cart icon at the bottom of this page and every page where you see the library book cart icon.

Fostering a Collaborative Culture to Support Educator Development and Student Learning


Accessing and Using Research to Improve Practice and Student Learning

Promoting Professional Learning for Continuous Improvement

Facilitating Improvements in Instruction and Student Learning


Promoting the Use of Assessments and Data for School and District Improvement


Improving Outreach and Collaboration with Families and Community



Advocating for Student Learning and the Profession


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Click on the library book cart for a complete summary of all seven domains.

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