In most cases, school leaders are directly responsible for the level of hierarchy and support available in the organizational structure. When it comes to helping students with special education needs, lower hierarchies and more professional support is desirable.
The video below gives one example of a supportive organizational structure:
In the video, we saw some characteristics of a supportive organizational structure. The structure must have the child or student at its center, followed by different circles of support. This is a case for distributive leadership that encourages autonomy, creativity, and innovative approaches from teachers!