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

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
New York Educators are gathering to discuss the importance of culturally relevant education.
Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director E4E-Connecticut
This year, we have made incredible progress towards growing a powerful, teacher-led movement, achieving impactful policy victories, and positioning our team...
Friday, June 3, 2022
Angela Santilli E4E-Boston Organizer
To help support our educators, E4E-Boston held a Mental Health Series from February-May with various presentations from organizations and individuals.
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Boston
E4E-Boston State Director Lisa Lazare will sit down with Natasha Ushomirsky for our Season 1 finale. Natasha serves as the State Director for Massachusetts at...
Friday, April 22, 2022
Lisa Lazare State Director, E4E-Boston
As BPS worries about a potential receivership by the state, they are only making it more likely by refusing to negotiate the BTU’s next contract.
Friday, April 15, 2022
Gianna Carchia Organizer
E4E-Boston talked to two dozen Boston Public Schools teachers to make sure their voices are included in the search for the next BPS Superintendent.
Friday, March 4, 2022
Minnesota
Paula Cole Executive Director of E4E-Minnesota
On the precipice of a potential teacher strike initiated by the Minneapolis Federation of Teachers, one issue lurks in the background–impending layoffs that...
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director E4E-Connecticut
Dear honorable members of the Public Health Committee and the Committee on Children. Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of SB2 and HB5001. My...
Monday, February 28, 2022
Boston
This month, a powerful group of Boston leaders and educators gathered to celebrate Black History Month at E4E-Boston’s “We Are Black History” event. Throughout...
Saturday, February 19, 2022
Connecticut
Ernest Bailey
Dear members of the committee: Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of fully funding education by expediting the ECS phase to coincide with the...
Friday, February 18, 2022
Connecticut
Sara Kovack Organizer
Dear members of the committee: Thank you for the opportunity to speak in support of fully funding education by expediting the ECS phase to coincide with the...
Friday, February 18, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-CT)
Dear Senator Osten, Representative Walker, and members of the Appropriations Committee My name is Daniel Pearson and I am the State Director for Educators for...
Friday, February 11, 2022
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director, Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-CT)
Educators for Excellence-Connecticut (E4E-Connecticut), a teacher-led organization, reacted to Governor Lamont’s proposed budget at the 2022 Connecticut...
Monday, January 24, 2022
National
Educators for Excellence and the National Teacher Leader Council (NTLC) co-authored a public comment to affirm aspects of the guidance and suggest additional...
Monday, January 10, 2022
Boston
Lisa Lazare State Director, E4E-Boston
A letter to Boston educators from E4E-Boston State Director, Lisa Lazare. "I can never thank you enough for all that you have done over the last two years, but...
Monday, December 20, 2021
Los Angeles
Our members feel strongly that to make the impact our kids need and deserve, these six issues are our starting point. We look forward to meeting with Mr...
Monday, December 13, 2021
Boston
Three months ago, E4E-Boston educators, staff, and partners testified in a virtual session of the Massachusetts Joint Committee on Education in support of...
Wednesday, December 1, 2021
National
As the House recently passed the Build Back Better bill , Educators for Excellence joined our partners at the Coalition for Teaching Quality to share our...
Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Connecticut
Daniel Pearson State Director E4E-Connecticut
Educators for Excellence-Connecticut State Director Daniel Pearson spoke on Tuesday, November 16th at a ConnCAN event about the American Rescue Plan and how...
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Boston
Lisa Lazare State Director, E4E-Boston
Lisa Lazare, State Director of E4E-Boston writes a letter to Mayor-Elect of Boston Michelle Wu. "On behalf of Educators for Excellence Boston (E4E-Boston) I...
Thursday, October 14, 2021
E4E-Boston is continuing to fight to pass The Racially and Culturally Inclusive Curriculum Act (H.671/S.304), which would gives students across Massachusetts...
Tuesday, September 21, 2021
Boston
Enkeleda Gjoni High School Teacher
When you hear the term “student teacher,” usually what springs to mind is a college junior spending a semester in a classroom as part of their education major...
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
National
The pandemic continues to make life hard for all of us and we are nowhere near “normal”. We learned many lessons over the last 18 months, but perhaps the...
Monday, August 30, 2021
Boston
Shirley Jones Luke E4E Boston Educator
Shirley Jones Luke is an English teacher in Boston Public Schools. After 18 months of the COVID-19 pandemic, and with the new school year in Boston starting...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Read our Vision for Unions As current classroom educators, we owe labor unions and particularly teachers unions a great debt for all they have won for us...

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