‘Opportunity Culture®’ Approach Spreads Teacher Leadership Without Requiring Exit From Classroom

From Education Dive, November 20, 2018, by Allie Gross

A solution to teacher recruitment and retention may be hidden within a district’s staff, according to a new article in The Hechinger Report that details Opportunity Culture®, a creative initiative where effective educators double as “teacher-leaders” and spend time coaching other teachers in a school.

Students are said to achieve three times the learning gains when they have effective teachers. Opportunity Culture® aims to share this wealth of knowledge while also empowering teachers who want to be school leaders, but don’t want to leave the classroom.  Read the full article…

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