Teaching Matters, New York City Department of Education Implement Nation’s Largest Micro-credentialing Program to Certify Teacher Leaders

Teaching Matters and the New York City Department of Education led the country’s largest micro-credentialing initiative for Teacher Leaders—over 200 teachers earned 642 micro-credentials for demonstrating mastery of critical teaching and leadership competencies.

Bronx School Wins Teaching Matters’ $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize

NEW YORK, July 18, 2018 - In a unanimous decision, Grant Avenue Elementary School (PS 449) won Teaching Matters’ 2018 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize, a $25,000 award that advances opportunities for students by positioning teachers to lead, learn and thrive. The Bronx elementary school will use the funds to support teacher leaders who lead peers in teaching math for conceptual understanding.

Arkansas Partners with Teaching Matters to Transform Professional Learning

NEW YORK, July 18, 2018 - Arkansas Department of Education (ARDOE) partnered with Teaching Matters, a leader in competency-based professional development, to engage in an innovative approach to professional learning at the state and district level. Using micro-credentials and the Emerging Teacher Leaders program, Teaching Matters will serve a cohort of teacher leaders and a cohort of school leaders for the 2018 - 2019 school year.

Teaching Matters Receives Over $3.6 Million to Develop Data Tool, Expand Literacy Program to 62 High-Needs Elementary Schools in New York City

The New York Community Trust made a three-year, $3,608,000 grant to expand Teaching Matters’ Early Reading Matters program and develop a data tool with New Visions for Public Schools that monitors students’ progress toward grade-level reading.

Teaching Matters, Council of Supervisors and Administrators of NYC Partner to Reward Micro-credentials in Culturally Responsive Education

NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 - Teaching Matters and the Executive Leadership Institute of The Council of Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) of NYC created the first-ever competency-based micro-credential to recognize growth in culturally responsive education.

Teaching Matters Collaborates with Tennessee Department of Education to Recognize Teacher Leadership through Micro-Credentials

Supporting career pathways for educators and advancing student learning

Teaching Matters, a nonprofit leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership as a critical means to improve teaching effectiveness, announces a new statewide partnership with the Tennessee Department of Education to develop strategic career pathways for educators to advance student learning.

Statement from Teaching Matters on House FY18 Appropriations Bill

Systems that empower teachers also empower students. Teachers need our government to support them in their work to give students the best education possible. The current draft of the House FY18 Appropriations Bill fails our teachers and puts students at risk. The bill cuts funding for the Title II-A program, which supports teacher training.

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