Opposing Views on Teacher Leadership

Teacher leadership is not a new field, but it has gained traction in recent years as school administrators’ duties have expanded. While teachers have always been leaders in their classrooms, they are being asked to assume additional responsibilities in teacher leadership roles. How has this trend been perceived by teachers?Develop an original response to the following prompt:Select one of the following statements with which you disagree. Craft a response with at least one citation supporting your opposing claim.Only teachers who struggle need teacher leader mentoring.Teacher leaders must be experts in a discipline to lead others in it.Few to no barriers exist for a teacher assuming a leadership role among peers.There is no reason to engage in teacher leadership unless the teacher aspires to be an administrator.