Teacher LEADership Academy
The M-DCPS Teacher LEADership Academy (Leading Education and Development) is designed to challenge and support teacher leaders across the District in developing the andragogical knowledge, content expertise, and facilitative leadership skills needed to guide instructional improvements in schools. The program enhances the leadership abilities of highly skilled teachers as they facilitate the professional learning of their colleagues. The Teacher LEADership Academy provides principals and assistant principals an opportunity to cultivate shared leadership and embed effective teacher leadership structures and practices within their school community. Through the M-DCPS Teacher LEADership Academy, effective teachers have the opportunity to lead from the classroom and seek new career opportunities and advancement initiatives that promote professional growth.