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Nurturing Early Childhood Teachers as Leaders: Long-Term Professional Development.

  title={Nurturing Early Childhood Teachers as Leaders: Long-Term Professional Development.},
  author={Patricia A. Crawford and Sherron Killingsworth Roberts and Rosemary Hickmann},
  journal={Dimensions of Early Childhood},
“One of the things that I got [from the professional development program] was that you can be a leader as a teacher; that you don’t have to be in administration…. I want to stay in the classroom with the kids—that’s where I belong…. I can still be a leader in that sense. And that’s what I hope for.” This comment was made by a program participant in the Master Teacher Program, a 3-year sequence in which a group of teachers came together for a monthly day of professional development based on a… 

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