‘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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