The following is an excerpt from Teacherpreneurs: Innovative Teachers Who Lead But Don’t Leave, by Barnett Berry and Ann Byrd, and Alan Wieder. This excerpt focuses on how educators in Finland see themselves as leaders.
Noah Zeichner and Lori Nazareno, American teachers, were at the Finnish Lessons conference in Seattle as well, and we all had a school reform conversation with Marianna that pushed our thinking about the propsects for teacher leadership and teacherpreneurism in the United States. As a former communication expert who now has taught for eight years, Marianna drew on her experiences both as a media consultant and a public school teacher in defining her vision for the teaching profession. See the article HERE