Growing His Own

Kevin Henson supports new teachers through home-grown induction leadership. School: Lenape High School District: Lenape Regional High School District State: New Jersey Source: Knowles Science Teaching Foundation Kevin Henson has remained at the same New Jersey high school since he started teaching a…

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…