Schools Aren’t Simply Hiring Teachers for Grade-level and Subject-area Expertise

In this excerpt from Trusting Teachers with School Success, Amy Junge, a former teacher and assistant principal, describes her epiphany that teacher-powered schools define “qualified” teachers differently than traditional schools. It’s not just about grade-level or subject-area expertise, degrees, and certifications. Teachers in teacher-powered schools look for colleagues who will contribute well to a highly collaborative environment for the success of all students.

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Education Evolving and CTQ have partnered to create these resources for the Teacher-Powered Schools Initiative, which seeks to highlight successes around the country.

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