"The beauty of this book is the authenticity of the voices. The fact that struggles and conflicts are included make the teachers' stories believable, fresh, and inspiring."
"Reading about the field experiences of other teacher leaders will inspire and guide the reader toward making a positive impact on student achievement. This is a must-have book for any current or future teacher leader."
"Krovetz and Arriaza go directly to the source in this insightful look at the challenges, successes and professional/personal transformations when teachers engage in collaborative leadership roles in the schools. Through interviews and reflections, the reader gains an in-depth view of how teacher leadership can make a difference in the quality of schooling for students, faculty and school communities. A great read!"
"This engaging analysis targets leadership in schools where equity and achievement can thrive . . . Here is advice and assurance from the heart of the work - and evidence-based resource for anyone interested in strengthening, or preparing, school leaders."
"This is an insightful analysis on how to cultivate and empower teachers to become genuine leaders in their schools and classrooms, and an invaluable guide for any school district trying to implement genuine, sustainable reform."
"The organization of the text is clear and practical. A major strength of this text lies in the fact that its ideas and perspectives are grounded in the research and practice of those who have experimented with and successfully experienced the context of collaborative teacher leadership. The teacher voices are authentic, their insights are provocative, and their focus on student learning is unwavering."
"This volume is very user-friendly and is designed for immediate use as an action guide to initiate educational change in schools. Filled with resources, strategies for applying the concepts in the workplace, and both reflective and essential questions that teacher leaders will find valuable."
"The text's ideas and perspectives are grounded in the research and practice of those who have experimented with and successfully experienced the context of collaborative teacher leadership. The teacher voices are authentic, their insights are provocative, and their focus on student learning is unwavering."