The Theoretical and Empirical Basis of Teacher Leadership

@article{Wenner2017TheTA,
  title={The Theoretical and Empirical Basis of Teacher Leadership},
  author={Julianne A. Wenner and Todd Campbell},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  year={2017},
  volume={87},
  pages={134 - 171}
}
In the current review, we examined teacher leadership research completed since York-Barr and Duke published the seminal review on teacher leadership in 2004. The review was undertaken to examine how teacher leadership is defined, how teacher leaders are prepared, their impact, and those factors that facilitate or inhibit teacher leaders’ work. Beyond this, the review considered theories informing teacher leadership, teacher leadership within disciplinary contexts, and the roles of teacher… 

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