Owning Their Profession

Chris Eide, Nathan Gibbs-Bowling, Kirby Green and Robert Ettinger created Teachers United, a Washington state teacher organization that advocates for teaching quality. State:  Washington Source: Teachers United Teachers United began with a group of three teachers from high-poverty schools who met

And the Teachers Shall Lead

Gretchen Sage-Martinson, Carrie Bakken, & Nora Whalen created a project-based, teacher-powered high school. School: Avalon School District: Avalon District in St. Paul State: Minnesota Source: Educators 4 Excellence We work at the charter public school, Avalon. Avalon is unique in that it

An Interdisciplinary Approach to the Common Core

Terri Vest developed Common Core training for teachers in Vermont who do not teach math or English language arts. District: Twinfield Union #33 State:  Vermont Source: America Achieves Much teacher leadership is born out of a need to solve problems. Mine focused

A CLT With Purpose

District: Fairfax County Public Schools State: Virginia Source: Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Charley Sabatier, Katey Shirey, Jen Weidman, and Heather Moore formed a collaborative learning team to support each other and improve their practice teaching IB physics. At a 2011