Slide deck without speaker notes | Slide deck with speaker notes This engaging slide deck speaks directly to teachers, providing an overview, with speaker notes, of why students, educators, schools and districts need an Opportunity Culture, how it works, and where it’s happening, plus a list of more resources. See here for a similar deck […]
Parts 1 and 2: Paying Teachers More—Within Budget (10:08)
Watch this space for an updated motiongraphic, based on the experiences of the first pilot schools to implement their own Opportunity Cultures, showing the importance of models that let teams led by excellent teachers reach many more students, and let all teachers earn more and learn more—through more school-day time for collaboration and planning, and […]
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An Opportunity Culture for All
Making Teaching a Highly Paid, High-Impact Profession
In this brief, Public Impact Co-Directors Emily Ayscue Hassel and Bryan C. Hassel update their vision of an Opportunity Culture. The brief explains how extending the reach of great teachers can start a virtuous cycle of excellence and higher pay for all teachers.
Resources for Developing Breakthrough Schools
March 8, 2013 – Next Generation Learning Challenges (NGLC) recently published a list of resources that will be helpful to those developing new school designs for improving student outcomes using blended learning models. The list includes links to Public Impact’s Opportunity Culture financial planning resources, which describe how schools can reach all students with excellent […]
Nashville Sites Extending Excellent Teachers’ Reach
March 7, 2013—Public Impact today announced the latest implementation site in its initiative to extend the reach of excellent teachers and build an Opportunity Culture for teachers and students: Metro Nashville Public Schools’ Innovation Zone. Three pilot schools in the “iZone” —Buena Vista Elementary, Robert Churchwell Museum Magnet Elementary and Bailey STEM Magnet Middle School—will […]
Public Impact Co-Director Addresses U.S. Governors
February 24, 2013—Public Impact Co-Director Bryan C. Hassel spoke to the nation’s governors at their 2013 Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. Appearing with AEI’s Rick Hess, Bryan gave the governors five concrete ideas for giving every student in their states excellent teachers: Get selective about who can teach your state’s children; eliminate policy barriers to […]
New Opportunity Culture Charter School Network
February 6, 2013—Public Impact today announced its selection of four founding members of a national network of charter school organizations that will create an Opportunity Culture for teachers and extend the reach of excellent teachers to more students: Foundations College Prep (Chicago), Ingenuity Prep (Washington, D.C.), Touchstone Education (Newark), and Venture Academy (Minneapolis). This new national […]
Kales Named CMS 2012-2013 Principal of the Year
October 25, 2012 – Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools recently announced that Tonya Kales of Ashley Park Pre-K-8 School was named the CMS 2012-2013 Principal of the Year. Earlier this month, she was also named the Project L.I.F.T. Principal of the Year. Project L.I.F.T. is a nonprofit organization working to eliminate educational disparities within the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school district. […]
Huff Post: Public Impact ‘Extending The Reach’ Analysis
October 24, 2012 – Huffington Post featured Public Impact’s “Extending the Reach” videos on its Education page. Despite the fact that both presidential candidates have spoken a lot about the importance of excellent teachers, the article says, teachers in the U.S. earn less than 60 percent of the average pay for full-time college-educated workers. Huff Post Education noted that Public […]