With support from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession formed the New Teacher Alliance in 2006. In collaboration with Washington State's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, seven school districts and two educational service districts committed to improve their practice in five areas of teacher induction: hiring, orientation, mentoring, professional development and assessment of teacher learning. Read more »
The writing shared in these two volumes is insightful, reflective, and thought-provoking. These teachers have made valuable contributions to our profession. Click on an image to view Teachers' Voices.
Washington State provides a monetary incentive for National Board Certified Teachers who teach in challenging schools. A Read more »
The Governor, state education agencies and boards have issued a Read more »
This fall, a brief was released that identifies teacher leadership as an imperative to educational innovation. Read more »
CSTP surveyed Read more »
There are several ways OSPI is providing information and seeking input on the Common Core Standards in English language arts and mathematics. Read more »