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


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Why we celebrate Labor Day

E4E teachers and staff on the steps of New York City Hall delivering a press conference.

Friday, September 1, 2023


Educators For Excellence

Labor Day is a day for us to celebrate American workers’ social and economic achievements over the last century. At Educators for Excellence (E4E), the annual...

13 Key Moments in 13 Years

Friday, August 25, 2023


This week, Educators for Excellence (E4E) celebrates its 13th anniversary! What began in 2010 as an idea from a small group of teachers in the Bronx has since grown to a movement of more than...

The Future of Racial Equity in Education

Friday, June 30, 2023


This morning, the United States Supreme Court released a ruling that effectively ends the 40-year precedent of affirmative action. While the immediate impact of this ruling will be felt by our...

Gratitude for the last 13+ years

Monday, June 26, 2023


To the E4E Community –

With the utmost love, care, and gratitude, I share the news that I will be stepping down as E4E’s Co-CEO at the end of 2023 after more than 13 extraordinary years...

How E4E-NY Secured A Major Win for NYC’s Schools

Thursday, May 11, 2023

New York

On May 9, 2023, E4E-NY educators secured a major policy win. After a full year of advocacy, New York City leadership listened to E4E-NY’s 15,000+ members and is ending the city’s curricula...

We need to place more value on education. Pass HB5283.

Thursday, October 6, 2022


Fred Thornley III, Noah Webster Middle School Teacher

Teaching in Hartford is no longer about being inspired, it is about getting through the day. 

When spending just a short amount of time inside of a school building in Hartford, it quickly...

Here’s What NYC Educators Say About CRE

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Over the last several months, New York City educators have been gathering with E4E organizers and colleagues to discuss culturally relevant education, and they’ve been sharing stories about what...

A Year of Big Wins - E4E-CT

Tuesday, June 21, 2022


Daniel Pearson, Executive 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 and network for success. We proved our...

E4E-Boston: Mental Health Series

Friday, June 3, 2022

Angela Santilli, E4E-Boston Organizer

Educators for Excellence Boston has engaged in lots of dialogue about mental health across the Commonwealth this past academic year. Educators have faced even more challenges and demands in their...