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DLT, Shared, And Collaborative Leadership In The Classroom

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Hillard (2011) asserts that with the passing of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) bill, educational leaders face more challenging leadership responsibilities than ever in the history of education. The Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC) has set stringent standards that school principals must meet before they are deemed qualified to lead instruction. This includes completing formal Educational leadership programs, the passage of an examination demonstrating their skills and knowledge, and a certification process. However, school administrators are still concerned with not having enough time to provide instructional supports to teacher. In addition, it is nearly impossible for principals to be content experts in every subject, especially in high school settings.…show more content…
Since then titles, such as instructional coach, academic coach. In some cases these titles have become interchangeable with department chair. However, little is known about the actual qualifications of the lead teachers and department chairs to provide other teachers with, what is deemed the weightiest of all leadership responsibilities, instructional leadership. DLT, Shared, and Collaborative leadership have become the current trend in leadership
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