Press Releases

Some recent press releases:


Teaching Matters, Council of Supervisors and Administrators of NYC Partner to Reward Micro-credentials in Culturally Responsive Education 04/25/2018, Press Release
Teaching Matters, Council of Supervisors and Administrators of NYC Partner to Reward Micro-credentials in Culturally Responsive Education NEW YORK, April 24, 2018 - Teaching Matters and the Executive Leadership Institute of The Council of Supervisors and Administrators (CSA) of NYC created the first-ever competency-based micro-credential to recognize growth in culturally responsive education....

Teaching Matters Collaborates with Tennessee Department of Education to Recognize Teacher Leadership through Micro-Credentials 09/25/2017, Press Release
Teaching Matters Collaborates with Tennessee Department of Education to Recognize Teacher Leadership through Micro-Credentials Supporting career pathways for educators and advancing student learning Teaching Matters, a nonprofit leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership as a critical means to improve teaching effectiveness, announces a new statewide partnership with the...

Teaching Matters Awards $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize to Academy of Applied Technology and Mathematics 07/19/2017, Press Release
NEW YORK, NY, July 19, 2017 – Teaching Matters, a leader in the national movement to support teacher leadership, today awarded its seventh annual Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters to the Academy of Applied Technology and Mathematics (MS 343) from District 7. Educators at the Bronx middle school introduced an initiative titled “Looking at Student Work...

Statement from Teaching Matters on House FY18 Appropriations Bill 07/13/2017, Press Release
Systems that empower teachers also empower students. Teachers need our government to support them in their work to give students the best education possible. The current draft of the House FY18 Appropriations Bill fails our teachers and puts students at risk. The bill cuts funding for the Title II-A program, which supports teacher training. The $2 billion dollars that once went toward...

Teaching Matters gets more than $2.2 million for early reading program 11/10/2016, Press Release
For immediate release Teaching Matters gets more than $2.2 million for Early Reading Matters from Brooke Astor Fund at the NY Community Trust Contact: Naomi Cooperman, ncooperman@teachingmatters.org, 212-870-3505 New York, NY – November 10, 2016 Teaching Matters is expanding its Early Reading Matters program to 25 high-needs Bronx schools over two years thanks to...

Teaching Matters will receive half million to improve teaching effectiveness, Common Core instruction 10/16/2016, Press Release
For immediate release Contact: Lynette Guastaferro, lguastaferro@teachingmatters.org, 212-870-3505 ext. 5 Teaching Matters will receive half million to improve teaching effectiveness, Common Core instruction Two year NYC teacher leadership program New York, NY – October 10, 2016  Teaching Matters’ Teacher Leadership Program will expand with the...

New Teaching Matters report, case studies show promise of competency-based micro-credentials for educators and schools systems 10/14/2016, Press Release
October 19, 2016 Contacts: Mary Strain, mstrain@teachingmatters.org, cell 267-400-1259, mstrain@teachingmatters.org New Teaching Matters report, case studies show promise of competency-based micro-credentials for educators and schools systems New York, NY - October 14, 2016 A new report from Teaching Matters ...

National, state officials at Teaching Matters’ 8th annual Champions for Education event 10/05/2016, Press Release
For immediate release Contact: Lynette Guastaferro, 212-870-3505 ext. 5 National and state officials at Teaching Matters’ eighth annual Champions for Education luncheon urge elevating and modernizing the teaching profession New York, NY – October 5, 2016 U.S. Department of Education official Ruthanne Buck believes that society has to “dramatically redefine...

Manhattan elementary school wins $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize 07/27/2016, Press Release
For immediate release Contacts: Naomi Cooperman, (212) 870-3505 ext. 2  Manhattan elementary school wins $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize to support teacher-generated collaboration initiative New York, NY - July 21, 2016 The sixth annual $25,000 Elizabeth Rohatyn Prize for Schools Where Teaching Matters was awarded on July...

Teachers from across New York will kick off state’s first-ever summit to elevate the teaching profession; Chancellor Carmen Fariña and UFT head Michael Mulgrew to speak 06/03/2016, Press Release
As a result of a rapidly growing teacher leadership movement, Teaching Matters, the New York City Department of Education, the United Federation of Teachers, ASCD, and a broad array of partners have joined together to launch the inaugural New York Teacher Leadership Summit: Powered by Teach to Lead® this month. Teach to Lead is an initiative jointly convened by the National...