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Discover original insights from E4E educators working to make positive changes for students and the teaching profession.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Connecticut
Gage Salicki Social Studies Teacher at Bulkeley High School
In this interview, Gage discusses with E4E-Connecticut Outreach Director Emma Pellerin why he became a teacher and why he believes the power of teacher voice...
Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Chicago
Elva Guzman Sixth grade humanities
In this conversation with E4E-Chicago Outreach Director Ali Fendrick, Elva Guzman discusses how her shared background with her students leads to strong...
Friday, May 11, 2018
Los Angeles
Kiechelle Russell Special Education Teacher
On May 14, the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) will celebrate the start of School Climate Week. This date is a fresh reminder of the work we all...
Thursday, May 10, 2018
Minnesota
Luis Regalado Fourth grade teacher
Luis Regalado is a fourth-grade teacher at Aurora Charter school, Minneapolis Minnesota. In this interview with teacher leader Maya Kruger, Luis discusses...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Boston
On Tuesday, May 8, E4E-Boston teachers Dan Foreman and Theresa Thalhamer and Executive Director Brandy Fluker-Oakley spoke before the Boston City Council to...
Monday, May 7, 2018
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Here are eight must-read articles written by E4E members who aren’t afraid to speak truth to power and ensure that teachers’ voices are heard.
Monday, May 7, 2018
Boston
In Boston, E4E members put our Theory of Change into action through their Schools that Heal Campaign. From building a movement, to creating policy...
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Los Angeles
Isabel Baeza Science teacher
Isabel Baeza is a founding teacher at Communication and Technology School at Diego Rivera Learning Complex in South-Central, Los Angeles, where she taught...
Monday, April 30, 2018
New York
Melissa Dorcemus
On April 30th, Educators for Excellence - New York member Melissa Dorcemus testified in front of the New York City Council Committee on Education on the need...
Friday, April 27, 2018
New York
To: Speaker Carl Heastie Assembly Majority Leader Joseph Morelle Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Assembly Education Committee Chairwoman Catherine Nolan...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
Chicago
Shakita Smith Paraprofessional
Shakita Smith is a paraprofessional in Chicago’s Humboldt Park neighborhood at Casals School of Excellence. In this conversation with E4E-Chicago Outreach...
Friday, April 13, 2018
Boston
On Friday, April 13th, Governor Baker signed bill S.2371, “An Act Relating to Criminal Justice Reform,” into a law. This significant overhaul of the...
Thursday, April 12, 2018
Minnesota
On Apr. 12, E4E-Minnesota Executive Director Madaline Edison testified before the MN State House Finance Committee on Equitable School Funding, sharing, “for...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Minnesota
After months of negotiating, Minneapolis Public Schools (MPS) and the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers (MFT) bargaining teams announced that they have...
Thursday, March 22, 2018
Mario Andrade fourth grade teacher
Mario Andrade teaches fourth grade at Teresa Hughes Elementary School where works with long-term English Learners. In this conversation with E4E-Los Angeles...
Thursday, March 15, 2018
Boston
E4E-Boston members Matt Clark and Katie Mallon, along with Executive Director Brandy Fluker-Oakley, spoke at a meeting of the Boston School Committee on the...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Minnesota
Lars Lindqvist English teacher
On March 6, E4E-Minnesota teacher testified in front of the Senate Education Policy Committee in support of the discipline bill, SF 2920, that provides...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Boston
On Tuesday, March 6, the Boston School Committee met to hear public testimony on the budget for the next school year. E4E-Boston teacher members and Executive...
Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Connecticut
On Monday, March 5, 2018, E4E-Connecticut Executive Director Justin Boucher gave testimony in support of SB 256, which allows all members of the General...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Los Angeles
Michele Nieves
Michele shares her key takeaways from teaching at Girls Academic Leadership Academy , the first all-girls STEM academy in the Los Angeles Unified School...
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Los Angeles
Ashley Fernandes
E4E members and math co-teaching enthusiasts Michele Nieves and Ashley Fernandes discuss the importance of uplifting young girls in the STEM (science,...
Monday, March 5, 2018
New York
Educators for Excellence-New York is joining with Advocates for Children of New York in calling for Mayor de Blasio to invest in programs proven to support our...
Sunday, March 4, 2018
National
Sydney Morris Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Educators For Excellence
"Going forward, legislative action needs to happen. But teachers, students, and parents must be a part of that change, from determining steps to stop school...
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Connecticut
Stuart Beckford Fine Arts Teacher and Union Representative at Burr School
E4E-Connecticut teacher Stuart Beckford delivered this testimony to the state legislature in support of a talented and diverse teacher pipeline.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Connecticut
Testimony of Justin Boucher, Executive Director, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut In Reference to SB 183. Good afternoon Chairpersons Slossberg, Boucher,...

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