Building a professional learning community (PLC) is not a journey taken alone. That's where the guiding coalition comes in. With clear, practical guidance, this resource examines every aspect of how to create, develop, and sustain this essential leadership team. Each chapter includes next steps, FAQs, and reflections carefully designed to help you overcome common roadblocks as you move from current practice to best practice.
Define a guiding coalition and understand its importance.
Learn basic PLC concepts and principles to inform guiding coalition processes.
Understand the three basic school structures to ensure a proper PLC foundation.
Form and maintain strong relationships that strengthen leadership.
Implement levers to improve school culture and create effective, efficient leadership.