If you are an excellent teacher, or one who aspires to excellence, you probably did not choose teaching for its pay or career advancement opportunities. You teach because you revel in helping students learn and grow—academically, socially, and emotionally—so they can achieve success and joy. Perhaps you had inspiring teachers who set you on this path. Or perhaps you want to improve things for a new generation of students.
Whatever brought you here, welcome! You’ll find resources across this website to help you and your school create an Opportunity Culture for all teachers and students. On this page, we’ve gathered just a few helpful items designed specifically for teachers:
- A presentation about what teaching and learning could look like in an Opportunity Culture—
Slides with Speaker Notes [pdf], Slides Only [pdf]
- A two-pager on teacher career opportunities—
An Opportunity Culture for Teaching and Learning: Moving Toward a Highly Paid, High-Impact Profession [pdf]
- A two-pager on Career Paths that Respect Teachers: More Pay & Time to Collaborate, Lead, Reach More Students [pdf]