Exploring School Leaders Communities of Practice and School Improvement
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This case study describes a pilot professional development project in which school leaders met regularly in a community of practice to clarify each other’s identification of a problem of practice followed by development and implementation of a school improvement plan. Findings indicated positive perceptions of and engagement in the community of practice, revealing this process provided a platform for authentic feedback, reflective practice, and means to share ideas. Participants reported improved leadership behaviors associated with school improvement planning and implementation.
Communities of practice; Principalship; Professional development; School improvement; School leader
Education | Educational Leadership | Teacher Education and Professional Development
Bickmore, D. L.,
Gonzales, M. M.,
Roberts, M. B.
Exploring School Leaders Communities of Practice and School Improvement.