|aReclaiming our teaching profession :|bthe power of educators learning in community /|cShirley M. Hord, Edward F. Tobia ; foreword by Karen Seashore Louis.
|aNew York :|bTeachers College Press,|cc2012.
|axviii, 126 p. :|bill. ;|c26 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references and index.
|aWhat is a profession? What does it mean to be a professional? -- Evolution and development of the professional learning community -- Influences on the profession -- Beyond the catchphrase -- What educators do in a professional learning community -- Turning the finger around -- Structures, schedules, and other necessary stuff: creating or reframing professional learning communities -- Relationships: the soul of professional learning communities -- And yet, becoming a true professional.
|aThis book shows educators how to use the transformative power of professional learning in community to raise the professional stature of educators.
|aTeachers|xProfessional relationships|zUnited States.
|aProfessional learning communities|zUnited States.