Where were you 15 years ago? What was life and information-gathering like back before educators felt comfortable on smartphones and social media? If you were teaching, how did you connect with professional colleagues? Did you have a professional network? If so, what did it look like? Did it include anyone beyond your school or district? […]
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One African American teacher’s experiences with CTQ shows how networking can bridge the past to the future of teacher leadership.
Though I had tremendous support from colleagues while I was in the classroom, I had none of the pedagogical foundations required to sustain a career. I left the classroom after a few years because I was ill-equipped as a practitioner to meet the needs of my students, and I had none of the leadership skills that I would need to transform my school, let alone public education. CTQ changed all of that.
Cindi Rigsbee reflects on her path to teacher leadership and the role CTQ played in her perspective. Does a teacher have to be a veteran to be a leader? How can novice teachers lead?
One teacher leader retraces steps taken from his early days in the classroom through early iterations of teacher leadership and onto greater leadership roles and advocacy.