Cheryl Redfield



Cheryl A. Redfield, a National Board Certified Teacher in English Language Arts, is a teacherpreneur from Gilbert, Arizona. Her classroom practice is shaped by the development of 21st-century skills in all students. “These skills are fundamental to our children’s success, regardless of whether they attend college and/or pursue a career,” she says. Cheryl is a member of NCTE, NEA/AEA, and the Arizona TeacherSolutions Team. She and her husband Jerry have four adult children and two grandchildren.

Work this year as a teacherpreneur

Cheryl communicates education issues to a wide variety of stakeholders and engages teachers in crafting compelling messages.

Leadership verb: Advocate

On being a teacherpreneur

“As a teacherpreneur, you experience the best of both worlds—you continue to impact teaching and learning at your school and, at the same time, strategically target those issues that impact teaching and learning at the national level.”

Support from administrators

“My principal, Marcie Taylor, served as a major advocate for my role as a teacherpreneur and continues to support various ways to equip and elevate the voices of my colleagues.”

Follow Cheryl’s work

Twitter: @caredfield

Blog: Diary of a Divergent Teacher Leader

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