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Department of Instructional Leadership 
850 Hungerford Drive, Room 259
Rockville 20850

Phone: 301-517-5017

Staff Directory



 Equity - Collaboration - Continuous Improvement - Valuing People - Visionary Leadership

Teacher Leadership Unit 

 Mission: The Teacher Leadership Unit works collaboratively with school leaders and MCPS offices to build the capacity of teacher leaders to lead for equity through the school improvement process, lead professional learning communities in on-going, reflection and examination of practice through an equity lens, and provide teachers with the professional learning and coaching support necessary to transform staff and student learning to ensure that student achievement is not predictable by race and all students are college and career ready..

Who We Are

The Teacher Leadership Unit is part of OSSI - Office of School Support & Improvement in the Department of Instructional Leadership.





 Director - Teacher Leadership Unit
   Denise M. DeFiore   


           ellysmall  Elly Young           Tamara2   Tamara Hewlett
            Tia  Tia Washington       lindsey   Lindsey DaSilva
            pam    Pam Foster               michelle   Michelle Ronan
                                 jcb   Jennifer Bernard
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