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.
Allyson took part at last summer's CSTP writer's retreat. Attached is the article that came from her days of relfection.
CSTP wants to celebrate a few award-winning teachers in Washington!
Washington State provides a monetary incentive for National Board Certified Teachers who teach in challenging schools. A Read more »
This morning the House Education Appropriations and Oversight Committee held a work session on National Board.
The $5,000 National Board stipend is on two of the four proposed Washington State's budget cut lists. Please click on the link to learn 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 »