Making an Impact Statewide to Benefit 21st-Century School Leadership

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Annie Wilson Davis (Creator)
Kimberly Kappler Hewitt, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Carl A. Lashley, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Abstract: How can institutions of higher education, local education agencies, and departments of education partner to build capacity for 21st-Century school leadership? The model (IMPACT V) we describe utilizes a systems-wide partnership approach to cultivate shared leadership within influenced middle and high schools statewide to leverage technology as a catalyst for school reform. The model supports online cohort-based graduate programming, leadership coaching, ongoing professional development, and technical assistance across the state of North Carolina. This professional commentary describes theory related to the coordinated school–university partnership context. Also discussed are practicalities regarding how this approach prepares practicing school leaders more innovatively for the challenges of 21st-Century leadership.

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AASA Journal of Scholarship & Practice, 9(3), 18-31
Language: English
Date: 2012
21st-Century school leadership, systems-wide partnership, technological innovation, professional development

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