This PDF file presents a chapter of Professional Collaborations in Mathematics Teaching and Learning: Seeking Success for All (74th Yearbook) in a downloadable file that preserves the design and layout of the book while allowing users to search and print selected pages.
Chapter 10: “Working with, Supporting, and Empowering Mathematics Teaching Professionals: A Model of Effective Leadership.” Michelle Cirillo (University of Delaware), Tammie Cass (Nodaway Valley Middle School, Fontanelle, Iowa), Darin Dowling (McCombs Middle School, Des Moines, Iowa), Jean Krusi (Ames Middle School, Ames, Iowa), Lana Lyddon Hatten (Central Academy, Des Moines, Iowa), Jeff Marks (Roosevelt High School, Des Moines, Iowa), Angie Shindelar (Des Moines Public Schools, Des Moines, Iowa) discuss the benefits of participating in a professional development project as partners, and they provide reasons for moving away from more typical, one-shot forms of professional development. Three key elements that supported the teachers’ learning and helped to develop a collaborative culture are presented.
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