Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership

Pawley Hall
456 Pioneer Drive
Rochester, MI 48309-4482
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Hunkering down or stepping up: The role of teacher leaders in reclaiming the education agenda ( Fall 2013/Winter 2014 newsletter)
by Suzanne Klein

The Southwest Michigan Galileo Consortium for Teacher Leadership welcomed its newest cohort of 120 Galileo Teacher Leaders in May, 2013, bringing the number of its teacher leaders to more than 800. All of this capacity building for leadership has happened at a time when public education in general, and teachers in particular, are under scrutiny from a variety of sources in the media and other entities interested in educational reform. Members of the Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership, the Galileo Consortium for Teacher Leadership and its network of teacher leaders agree that it is time to step up rather than hunker down. Read the full story.