The latest entry in Education Evolving’s blog series Retaining Teachers makes the case for a positive culture and climate, teacher collective efficacy, and culturally responsive school leadership as means of keeping talented teachers—conditions familiar to those in teacher-powered schools.
“Teachers need to see themselves as leaders; helping to push them further into leadership roles helps to distinguish that I am but one leader amongst several leaders, with all of our voices having value and influence,” shares Dr. Letitia Davis, principal at teacher-powered Baldwin Hills Elementary in Los Angeles.
This ongoing series looks closely at the systemic determinants of teacher retention. Over the coming months, the series will highlight examples of schools—many teacher-powered—that maintain stable and consistent teachers and leaders.
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