Education Policy

Bridging the gap between policy makers and educators

This school year, Christopher Poulos has split his time between teaching at Joel Barlow High School in Redding, Connecticut, and serving as the Teacher-Leader in Residence at the Connecticut State Department of Education. At the Department, he provides the voice of a practicing classroom teacher, explaining the impact of proposals on students and teachers. Among [...]

2014-08-27T16:44:33+00:00 May 27th, 2014|

Expanding leadership from the legislature to the hallways

Pictured: TOSA team honored at a board meeting on 4/28/13. In the last three years, teacher leadership has been driving implementation and policy decisions in the Camas School District around the state’s new teacher evaluation model as well as alignment toward the Common Core. Starting with a cadre of Teachers on Special Assignment [...]

2014-08-27T16:40:23+00:00 May 6th, 2014|