Press Releases

Some recent press releases:


Teaching Matters to Expand Early Literacy Program with Nearly $500,000 Grant 12/03/2018, Press Release
Teaching Matters to Expand Early Literacy Program with Nearly $500,000 Grant NEW YORK, December 3rd, 2018 - The W.K. Kellogg Foundation based in Battle Creek, Mich. made a $483,582 grant to strengthen and expand Teacher Matters’ Early Reading Matters program. The award allows the nonprofit to expand its early literacy program to 80 schools by developing online competency-based resources for...

Teaching Matters, New York City Department of Education Implement Nation’s Largest Micro-credentialing Program to Certify Teacher Leaders 08/08/2018, Press Release
Teaching Matters, New York City Department of Education Implement Nation’s Largest Micro-credentialing Program to Certify Teacher Leaders NEW YORK, August 8, 2018 - 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...

Bronx School Wins Teaching Matters’ $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize 07/18/2018, Press Release
Bronx School Wins Teaching Matters’ $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize Grant Elementary School to support math instruction with award 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...

Arkansas Partners with Teaching Matters to Transform Professional Learning 07/17/2018, Press Release
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...

Teaching Matters Receives Over $3.6 Million to Develop Data Tool, Expand Literacy Program to 62 High-Needs Elementary Schools in New York City 06/29/2018, Press Release
Teaching Matters Receives Over $3.6 Million to Develop Data Tool, Expand Literacy Program to 62 High-Needs Elementary Schools in New York City NEW YORK, June 28, 2018 - 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-...

Teaching Matters, Council of Supervisors and Administrators of NYC Partner to Reward Micro-credentials in Culturally Responsive Education 04/25/2018, Press Release
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 09/24/2017, Press Release
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...

Teaching Matters Awards $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize to Academy of Applied Technology and Mathematics 07/18/2017, Press Release
NEW YORK, NY, July 19, 2017 – Teaching Matters, a leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership, today awarded its seventh annual Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters to the Academy of Applied Technology and Mathematics (MS 343) from District 7. Educators at the Bronx middle school introduced an initiative titled “Looking at Student Work...

Statement from Teaching Matters on House FY18 Appropriations Bill 07/12/2017, Press Release
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. The $2 billion dollars that once went toward...

Teaching Matters gets more than $2.2 million for early reading program 11/10/2016, Press Release
For immediate release Teaching Matters gets more than $2.2 million for Early Reading Matters from Brooke Astor Fund at the NY Community Trust Contact: Naomi Cooperman, ncooperman@teachingmatters.org, 212-870-3505 New York, NY – November 10, 2016 Teaching Matters is expanding its Early Reading Matters program to 25 high-needs Bronx schools over two years thanks to...