The Micro-credentialing Movement

Teaching Matters is at the forefront of a promising new movement to re-shape professional development. Read our new blog - and report - about what we've learned in two years of bringing micro-credentialing to teacher leaders. The key? Helping to identify, support and reward new competencies.

Sharing the Gift of a Great Education

During this holiday season, please consider a gift to Teaching Matters that will support excellent teaching. Every child deserves a great foundation, right from the start. We appreciate your generosity!

Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials

Teaching Matters releases a groundbreaking new report, Competency-based Learning and Micro-Credentials: Powerful Lessons from Two Years in the Field. Findings show micro-credentials and competency-based professional learning are changing the PD paradigm and providing strong value for both educators and school systems.

Panelists urge a modernized teaching profession

CNN's Kelly Wallace moderated a spirited panel featuring New York Board of Regents Chancellor Betty A. Rosa, U.S. Department of Education official Ruthanne Buck, Teaching Matters ED Lynette Guastaferro, and teacher leader Torrey Maldonado.

Top rating, 6 years straight!

Teaching Matters is thrilled that Charity Navigator has for the 6th time named us a 4-star charity. We're proud to receive this rare repeat honor; only 3% of nonprofits have 6 consecutive years of the highest rating. Thank you!

The ABCs of Teaching Reading

Teaching reading is complex. Teaching Matters' Early Reading Matters program is tackling the challenge, with great results. CNN reports about how it's being done.

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