Organizing Partners

Amplifying Teacher Leadership in NYC

Teach to Lead

The mission of Teach to Lead is to advance student outcomes by expanding opportunities for teacher leadership by providing resources, facilitating stakeholder consultation, and encouraging professional collaborations to develop and amplify the work of teacher leaders.

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Teaching Matters

Great Teachers. Bright Futures.

Teaching Matters is dedicated to increasing teacher effectiveness. We work to transform how educators work together at urban public schools, helping the most effective teachers develop the skills they need to lead their peers and drive school-wide improvement.

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The UFT is committed to strengthening our communities, our profession and the lives of our members and our students.

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Teacher Career Pathways

Teacher Career Pathways teacher leader roles provide the opportunity for schools to develop, retain, and leverage our most talented teachers across New York City. Over 700 teacher leaders in 298 school communities are serving as change agents by providing impactful and enriching learning initiatives that empower their colleagues to sharpen and extend their instructional skills.

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New York City Department of Education

The New York City Department of Education is the largest school district in the US, serving 1.1 million students in over 1,800 schools.

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Supporting Partners

America Achieves

The America Achieves community draws upon years of experience and demonstrated track records in education, building strong non-profits, advising and shaping local and national policy, and helping to drive large-scale outcomes for young people.

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Arizona K12 Center for Professional Development

The Arizona K12 Center serves as a vital hub connecting Arizona's educators with the most current best practices in professional development.

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Discovery Education

Discovery Education transforms classrooms, empowers teachers and captivates students by leading the way in providing high quality, dynamic, digital content to school districts large and small, rural and suburban and everything in between.

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Educators 4 Excellence

Educators 4 Excellence (E4E), a teacher-led organization, works to ensure that the voices of classroom teachers are included in the creation of policies that shape our classrooms and careers.

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Eskolta School Research and Design, Inc. is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping urban public schools re-engage teenagers who are at risk of dropping out. We work alongside educators to make their schools student-centered through a strategic process of participant-driven, data-informed school improvement.

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Literacy Design Collaborative

The Literacy Design Collaborative (LDC) seeks to ensure that every student in America graduates from high school with the literacy skills necessary for success in college and career.

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New Teacher Center

New Teacher Center’s mission is to improve student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers, experienced teachers and school leaders.

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University of Phoenix

University of Phoenix provides access to higher education opportunities that enable students to develop knowledge and skills necessary to achieve their professional goals, improve the performance of their organizations, and provide leadership and service to their communities.

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Teach to Lead Founders

U.S. Department of Education

Our mission is to promote student achievement and preparation for global competitiveness by fostering educational excellence and ensuring equal access.

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ASCD is a global community dedicated to excellence in learning, teaching, and leading. ASCD’s innovative solutions promote the success of each child.

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National Board

Recognized as the gold standard in teacher certification, the National Board believes higher standards for teachers means better learning for students.

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