Preparing World Class Teachers

The latest EdSource report for October highlights the importance of essential reforms in preparing and credentialing teachers in California.  The report details the way this effort is often placed at a lower priority compared to other reform efforts when, in fact, it should be our highest priority based on the impact we know an effective teacher has on student learning and achievement.

Check out the full report HERE.

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Still Interested in Fall Ed.D Program and Scholarship? It’s Not Too Late!

To our Teacher Leaders who expressed interest in the Ed.D program for the Fall start up:

Realizing that the application packet required items that might take time, Rosalie has extended the period to declare that you want to start the program with the $5000 scholarship.

To utilize the scholarship for the FALL Cohort to start in NOVEMBER, you MUST respond to this communication and contact Rosalie directly at to secure your place. Don’t delay.

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Teaching Channel’s Managing Mayhem Share-a-Thon

Hey, accomplished teachers–this is right up your alley!  Share your ideas, strategies, and resources for managing mayhem in the classroom and have a chance to win $25 Target gift cards.  More important, contribute and get some great ideas!  See the Teaching Channel’s Managing Mayhem Share-a-Thon page.

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NBCTs: Earn a $5000 Scholarship for Our October Doctoral Program Cohort!

The NB Leadership Center is providing a $5000 scholarship for NBCTs and leaders who are INVITED by an NBCT to join an October Online Ed.D Cohort. Please share with NBCTs anywhere in the country! We have 12 slots left!

For more information, join the teleconference on Tues Sept 23 6pm PST, 9pm EST: Phone in 425-440-5100; IDCODE = 280055#

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Join the Smarter Balanced Online Panel

Attention Accomplished Teachers: Consider joining an online panel to help ensure that Common Core-aligned assessments are rigorous and fair, providing a reliable indicator of whether students are on track for college and career readiness.  Your voice needs to be heard!

Register below:

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