Elevate the Teaching Profession

Teaching Matters' Lynette Guastaferro is co-author, with a Baltimore principal, of an op-ed in the Baltimore Sun that describes what's needed to elevate the teaching profession - and benefit students.

Three Cheers for 4 stars!

We're on a roll! Charity Navigator has given us our fifth consecutive 4-star rating. That's their highest rating, and only 6% of the non profits they evaluate have five-year, four star track records!

Rallying for a Stronger Teaching Profession

Teaching Matters supports the platform of TeachStrong, a new collaborative initiative that is pressing to modernize and elevate the teaching profession.

Poverty and Education: Holistic Solutions

Many thanks to Richard Buery, Kamar Samuels, and our own Lynette Guastaferro for a frank discussion about poverty's impact on education.

Why Teacher Leadership Matters

Teacher leadership is a high-leverage way of improving schools. We're fully on board - along with the front-line teachers who are central to the process.

Points of Practice

Spring 2015 Issue: Teacher leadership's fundamental shift in how schools and networks of practitioners learn and improve.

Because Students Matter

A better learning experience delivered through the most effective teaching possible can spell success. Every dollar you give helps us develop and implement our school-based teacher effectiveness programs.

Your support is vital to continuing our important work.


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Our focus for the past seven years has been measurably and sustainably increasing teacher effectiveness.

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