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From Teacher Candidate to STEM Teacher Leader FAQs

Building STEM Teacher Leadership

Reflections by the STEM teacher leader community on opportunities and gaps in STEM teacher leader development efforts

 

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) that explore problems and potential solutions related to pathways to STEM Teacher Leadership, based on information and observations from the field.

How can teacher preparation programs support STEM teacher leader pathways and the development of STEM teacher leaders?

Why would teacher preparation programs want to expose teacher candidates to STEM teacher leader concepts and opportunities?

What are the benefits for teacher candidates in being exposed to STEM teacher leader concepts and opportunities?

What are the benefits for districts/schools in partnering with teacher preparation programs that expose teacher candidates to STEM teacher leader concepts and opportunities?

What are considerations when building a strong relationship between teacher preparation programs and districts that are focused on STEM teacher leadership?

Why might teacher preparation programs want to cultivate relationships with alumni who are STEM teacher leaders?

What strategies can be used when developing or strengthening teacher preparation programs that promote STEM teacher leadership?