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Illinois State University
Planning and Changing
According to Spillane (2006), distributed leadership occurs when leadership functions are shared by a number of people in an organization or team with "leadership" emerging from the interactions within the group. [...] although the co-principal model is in practice in schools internationally, the participants in this study were principals and co-principals in schools within the United States.
Eckman, Ellen and Kelber, Sheryl Talcott, "The Co-principalship: an Alternative to the Traditional Principalship" (2009). College of Education Faculty Research and Publications. 178.