Lead without leaving the classroom

What if you could take your absolute favorite teacher – the one with the uncanny ability to spark joy in learning in every kid – and spread that teacher’s impact beyond a single classroom? That’s the goal with Teacher Leadership & Collaboration (TLC), a leadership model that allows our best teachers to coach and grow other teachers in their schools while staying true to their first love, teaching their own classroom of kids.

Recent News

Helping Teachers Become Leaders by ERIN MACK TRAPANESE | TNTP Blog | May 11. 2017   Teachers have all sorts of great ideas about how to improve their schools—we just need to give them opportunities to try them out. Sounds like a no-brainer, right? That’s how I felt when I was Principal at Samuels Elementary in Denver Public Schools, where teacher Read More »
Teacher Leadership & Collaboration Case Studies Recently, DPS highlighted four schools as Teacher Leadership & Collaboration case studies: Abraham Lincoln High School, Cory Elementary, DC21 and High Tech Early College. The TLC case studies are designed to bring the voices of distributive leadership to life, as well as  illustrate how TLC can be designed to thrive in a variety of unique school settings. Read More »