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Examine strategies for facilitating and empowering groups of educators by developing a deeper understanding of the needs of adult learners and learning to use collaboration to foster educator growth and enhance student learning.
Groups of 10+: 25% off final invoice. Contact us for your discount code.
Tuition change in 2024 and grandfathered discount: $349 per person for 2023 iterations and $399 per person for 2024 iterations.
Teacher teams are powerful levers of transformation in a school. Leading a team of teacher colleagues is an opportunity to build new skills, take on or expand leadership roles, advance your career, and expand your impact on student learning. However, team leadership presents challenges to even the most experienced teachers. In times when educators already feel overburdened and stressed, it can be harder to navigate the steps toward your shared goals.
Leading Instructional Teams: Promoting Growth Through Effective Collaboration was designed to help new and experienced teacher leaders build the skills they need to lead adult teams effectively. You’ll explore how adults learn, how to reach and motivate them, and how to apply team leadership strategies and practices that are supported by theory, research, and professional expertise.
In this course, join Harvard faculty who work directly with beginning and veteran teachers to hone their teaching and instructional leadership practice. Contribute your own expertise and learn from motivated colleagues as you address the following questions:
The course is divided into six one-week modules that explore the fundamentals of facilitating teacher teams. Through the weekly modules, you’ll uncover strategies for balancing your team’s role in advancing student learning, fostering the professional growth of individuals on your team, and establishing the structures and dynamics required for successful team collaboration.
Each week consists of approximately three hours of online work and one practice challenge, during which you will be asked to apply your learning in your real-world context.
Noah Heller focuses on developing effective approaches to practice-based teacher education, teacher leadership and learning, and mathematics pedagogy.
Candice Bocala explores the connections between educator learning and organizational conditions that support collaborative work.
Kathryn Parker Boudett directs the Data Wise Project at HGSE and focuses on supporting educators in working together effectively to improve learning and teaching.
This program welcomes registrations from both individuals and teams. First-time registrants need to create a Professional Education account to register.
Individuals: Click the "Register" button at the top of this page to log into your Professional Education account and access the registration page. Proceed with the individual form until submission. Invoices will be immediately available upon the submission of the form.
Step 1: Designate one participant or an administrative staff member as the Coordinator.
Step 2: Upon the submission of the team application, all team members will receive an email notification with a link to their personal registration form. Team members should complete their forms promptly to access the program’s Community Group for updates and Canvas course access.
Professional Education is excited to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for your successful participation in this program. The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) is a nationally and internationally recognized unit of measurement for non-credit continuing education programs. As an IACET Accredited Provider, Professional Education offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard.
Requirements to be eligible to earn CEUs:
Upon successfully meeting all requirements outlined above, you will be notified via email that you have A) earned the certificate of completion for the program and B) are now eligible to earn CEUs. This email will contain the link to complete the required reflection assignment if you wish to receive CEUs, along with a submission deadline and time frame for receiving your CEUs. After submitting your reflection assignment, we will notify you via email of your CEU status, and if you have met all requirements, you will be able to download and view your CEU certificate at this point in time. ILC modules are eligible for 2 CEUs.
Note: Professional Education is accredited by the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. IACET is recognized internationally as a standard development organization and accrediting body that promotes the quality of continuing education and training.
Starting in 2024, ILC course tuition will be adjusted to $399 per person per course. However, if you have already taken at least one ILC course before or in 2023, you will continue enjoying the price of $349 per person per course for all iterations during 2024 through the use of a discount code. The code will be shared with all eligible participants via email. If you are eligible and don’t have it, please contact us so we can send it to you again. Click here for instructions on how to apply the code.