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Developing Shared Accountability - The Why, Who, How, and What of Teams

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This module describes distributed leadership, shared accountability and decision-making processes that support continuous improvement in instructional practice and student learning. In the introductory video, Doug Reeves discusses the three components of shared accountability-distributed leadership, reciprocal accountability, and providing time and protocols for professional conversations. These components are the foundation for the content within this module. The roles and responsibilities of teams at all levels of the system (DLTs,BlTs, TBTs) are described, both in narrative and through video segments. An illustration of shared leadership within a district is provided in a vignette with discussion questions. Deeper Dives throughout the module include links to the Leadership module and The Collaborative Process module, as well as links to sample team agendas. Resources include videos featuring Ohio educators, discussion questions, and activities that can be used for professional development.

This module aligns with: Ohio's Leadership Development Framework

  • Area 1: Data and the Decision-Making Process

Receiving Credit for this Module

The Ohio Leadership Advisory Council offers educators credit and contact hours for OLAC work. Teachers, principals, and superintendents who are working toward license renewal can receive university credit for completing OLAC modules from a number of Ohio universities. Pre-approval is required. For estimated contact hours for credit or to learn more about receiving credit for OLAC work, visit the Credit Corner.

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This module features videos, pre- and post-assesments, and questions for discussion.

Estimated Time to Complete: 2 hours

Updated: July 15, 2016