ASCD Emerging Leader Christine Anderson publishes in AERA on Collective Efficacy!

ASCDPLCMEMBERSHIP Community Member, Administrator, Moderator Posts: 85 admin
Christine Anderson EL22 published an article in AERA along with colleagues Kelly Summers, Ryan Kopatich and William Dwyer, “Collective Teacher Efficacy and Its Enabling Conditions: A Proposed Framework for Influencing Collective Efficacy in Schools,” evaluating the relationship between collective efficacy and enabling school conditions and leadership.

Her review concludes that policymakers and district leaders should reexamine top-down school improvement processes that set goals through systems that are removed from teachers’ voices and ownership. External accountability reform must be balanced with local responsiveness to address context-specific challenges that require consensus on a shared vision, strategic capacity-building, and ongoing collaboration.

Read the full piece here.


  • First Jamaica ASCD
    First Jamaica ASCD Community Member Posts: 12

    Congratulations Christiine..The amount of effort placed into this study is truly remarkable. Keep up the good work.. Excellent recommendations also. I trust the appropriate stakeholders will read and use the data to drive future decisions .