Across the country, individual teachers, schools, districts and organizations have actively promoted teacher leadership in various ways. Teach to Lead® seeks to build on these existing efforts, highlight the good work of organizations across the spectrum and invite them to share their resources and experience with the field. Interested in becoming a supporting organization? Email us at

Supporting organizations have made the following commitments to Teach to Lead:

  • Engaged with members/affiliates to join, participate in, and share teacher leadership via social media, email, blogs and other online platforms.
  • Supported their organizations’ members in their teacher leadership efforts.
  • Supported local or virtual conversations about selected teacher leadership commitments through:

    orange-check-mark-th-e1338635121110facilitating a conversation,
    orange-check-mark-th-e1338635121110 hosting a conversation, or
    orange-check-mark-th-e1338635121110 providing professional development on a specific topic with which their organization has expertise.
  • Shared their organization’s teacher leadership model, examples of teacher leadership and leadership support materials for the Teach to Lead website

Teach to Lead currently has 121 supporters (in alphabetical order):

AIM Institute for Learning and Research
America Achieves
American Federation of Teachers
American School Counselor Association 
Arizona K-12 Center
Aspen Institute Education and Society Program
Association for Career and Technical Education
Association for Middle Level Education
Battelle for Kids
Bluegrass Center for Teacher Quality
Boston Public Schools
Boston Teacher Leadership Certificate Program at Teachers21
Boston Teachers Union
Center for American Progress 
The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, and Advancement (CERRA)
Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession (CSTP)
Center for Teacher Leadership at the VCU School of Education
Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ)
Center on Great Teachers and Leaders
Chalkboard Project 
College of Graduate and Continuing Studies, Norwich University
Colorado Education Association 
Council for Professional Recognition 
Discovery Education
Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children 

Early Care and Education Consortium 
Edcamp Foundation
Education Development Center, Inc.
Education Evolving
Education First 
Educators for High Standards 
Educators 4 Excellence 
Family, Career and Community Leaders of America 
Galileo Institute for Teacher Leadership at Oakland University

Georgia Professional Standards Commission 
Generation Ready
Great Lakes Center for Education Research and Practice 
Hope Street Group
Innovative Schools Network
Iowa Department of Education
K12 Teacher Leadership

Kappa Delta Pi
Kenan Fellows Program for Curriculum and Leadership Development 
Kentucky Department of Education 
Kentucky Education Association
Kentucky Education Professional Standards Board
Kentucky Network to Transform Teaching 
KinderCare Education
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Leadership for Educational Equity
Leadership Institute of Riverside County
Leading Educators
Learning Forward
Literacy Design Collaborative 
Loyola Marymount University Center for Math and Science Teaching 
Maricopa County Education Service Agency 
Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
Mathematics Leadership Corps
Metamorphosis Teaching Learning Communities
National Academy of Advanced Teacher Education
National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) 
National Association of Elementary School Principals (NAESP)
National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP)
National Black Child Development Institute (NBCDI) 

National Center for Teacher Residencies 
National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future
National Council for the Social Studies
National Education Association
National Head Start Association
National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET)
National Network of State Teachers of the Year
National Science Teachers Association 

National Teachers Hall of Fame 
National University: National Board P20 Leadership Center
National Writing Project
New Leaders
New Teacher Center
New York City Department of Education 
Ohio State University
Partners for Each and Every Child a project of The Opportunity Institute
PassageWorks Institute
Phi Delta Kappa/Educators Rising 
Philadelphia Education Fund 
Public Education Business Coalition 
Public Impact 
School Reform Initiative 
Schools That Lead
Smithsonian Science Education Center 
Special School District of St. Louis County 
T.E.A.C.H. Early Childhood® National Center 
Teach for America
Teacher Advisory Council of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
Teacher Powered Schools Initiative 
The Teachers Guild 
Teachers United
Teacher Voice and Aspirations International Center 
Teaching Matters
Teaching Trust
Teach Plus
Tennessee Department of Education 
The Fund for Transforming Education in Kentucky
The National Institute for Early Education Research (NIEER) 
The National Summer Learning Association
The Teacher Salary Project 
The Teaching Channel
The University of Phoenix
University of Toledo’s Center for the Advancement of Professional Learning Communities and Virtual Collaboration