* have an actionable teacher leadership idea.
* invited participants will have limited time to develop a team of up to 5 total members (including you) to attend. A team consists of 3 - 5 people.
* have at least one practicing classroom educator for your team.
* commit to taking implementation steps following Summit participation.
* attend the ENTIRE Summit from start to finish.
* pay for travel expenses (i.e., mileage and gas).
Additionally, the Team Lead is responsible for:
* communicating information to the team regarding the Summit and any resulting work.
* completing reports as requested by the Summit organizers.
* participating in the development and implementation of the proposed plan.
* allow teachers to lead from the classroom.
* identify an area of need or target a specific problem.
* develop and implement approaches that address the need or solve the problem.
* utilize teachers' professional experiences and expertise.
* promote collaborative work among multiple stakeholders.
* seek to create systemic supports for teacher leadership.
* be viable in the local context and sustainable over time.
* be able to show measurable progress over time.
Summit applications may demonstrate the following:
* focus on any level of change (e.g., school, district, region, or state)
* a project that is currently functioning at any stage of development (e.g., an emerging idea requiring input and buy-in from stakeholders; something currently being developed in collaboration with recruited stakeholders; or something that has been implemented which is ripe for improvement or expansion)