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E4E’s Declaration Launch: Finding hope and my voice
Monday, February 27, 2017
In this current political climate, all too often respect for others is disregarded. Empathy feels scarce, marginalized people are met with indifference, and...
WATCH: Former D.C. schools chancellor, former U.S. education secretary among educators revealing new Declaration
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Original segment in NBC Washington by Pat Lawson Muse. Former D.C. Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson and former U.S. Secretary of Education John King were...
See highlights from teachers' presentation of the new E4E Declaration and discussion with former Secretary of Education John King and former Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
On February 10, 2017, E4E members released their new Declaration of Teacher’s Principles and Beliefs, a shared set of values and principles that teachers...
WATCH: Teachers unveil new E4E Declaration and discuss educational equity and excellence with former Secretary of Education John King and former Chancellor of DC Public Schools Kaya Henderson
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
Last Friday in Washington, D.C., E4E members released their new Declaration of Teachers' Principles and Beliefs, a shared set of values and principles that...
Educators for Excellence Releases New Declaration of Teachers’ Principles and Beliefs
Friday, February 10, 2017
Written by Classroom Teachers Nationwide, Represents Educators’ Vision for Improving Student Outcomes and Elevating Their Profession Launched at DC Event with...
Who we are... and who we are not
Tuesday, October 11, 2016
Executive Director, E4E-Boston
As Educators for Excellence (E4E) launches in Boston, we have had early questions on who are are and what we do. First and foremost, we are here for students...
An unexpected path
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
Executive Director, E4E-Boston
To ensure teachers’ perspectives and expertise are not missing from policy, E4E-Boston Executive Director Sarah Zuckerman shares more about her own experience...
Teachers Talk Back: Syeita Rhey
Wednesday, March 11, 2015
In this conversation with E4E-Connecticut Outreach Director John Tucker, Syeita discusses teaching in the same city in which she grew up and the importance of...
Teacher voices on NCLB
Friday, January 16, 2015
As the debate on the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) begins, teachers' voices have been missing. E4E-Los Angeles teacher Phylis Hoffman recently...
For states creating teacher policies, a suggestion: Talk to teachers
Wednesday, December 17, 2014
At E4E-Los Angeles teacher Jeff Austin's school, English teachers use a "Japanese model" where they teach one day, then collaborate, assess, work one-on-one...
Giving thanks for our students through advocacy
Monday, November 24, 2014
E4E-Los Angeles Teacher Policy Team on School Climate member Araceli Morfin shares her experience in briefing the Black and Latino Caucuses in Sacramento, and...
New Bridgeport teachers group calls for better "PD"
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Educators 4 Excellence-Connecticut released a policy plan this week, calling for a better, teacher-driven system for professional development (The Connecticut...
New Minn. group pushing for stronger teacher voice in education policy-making
Thursday, March 6, 2014
In an evening news segment, E4E-Minnesota School Captain Holly Kragthorpe shared her experience from a Teacher Policy Team focused on Q Comp (KSTP.com).
Innovating for equity
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Teach for America Co-Chief Executive Officer Elisa Villanueva Beard highlights how E4E has helped elevate teachers' voices in public policy debates around...
Interview: E4E co-founder Evan Stone on how to better support teachers
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Evan shares with Dr. Rod Berger insights on teacher evaluation, teacher preparation, and the need for teacher voice in education policy conversations (Core of...
E4E co-founders featured in Forbes 30 Under 30
Monday, January 6, 2014
Forbes recognizes E4E Co-Founders and Co-CEOs Evan Stone and Sydney Morris, and the work of E4E teachers, in its list of education game-changers (Forbes).
Teachers deserve (but have to earn) their seat at the table
Monday, October 14, 2013
Teacher leadership is on the rise, and E4E is one organization providing teacher-leaders with opportunities to offer constructive solutions ( Education Week's...
Educators 4 Excellence-Minnesota members call on union and district leaders to keep Minneapolis and St. Paul contract negotiations open to public
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Keeping negotiations open would allow for teachers and the public to provide meaningful input into the direction of the profession.
Voices of reason from the classroom
Friday, July 26, 2013
The answers to our country’s pressing education problems need to come straight from professionals in the classroom, write Evan Stone and Sydney Morris (Eduwonk...
Under siege—and in bid to stay relevant—teacher unions evolve
Sunday, June 9, 2013
E4E co-founder Evan Stone highlights the role unions have to play in moving the teaching profession forward as they continue to evolve (The Hechinger Report).
The case for teacher voice in policy making
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Ama Nyamekye and Sydney Morris argue that teachers should be "agents of change" (U.S. Department of Education's Teaching Matters newsletter).
'Teachers can and should be agents of change,' say Ama Nyamekye and Sydney Morris
Friday, February 22, 2013
Ama, E4E-Los Angeles' executive director, and Sydney, E4E's co-founder, reflect on E4E teachers' efforts to create bottom-up change and elevate the voices of...
E4E Co-Founder Sydney Morris shares why teachers started E4E
Thursday, January 3, 2013
Sydney shares how her experiences in the classroom and a desire to see teachers as agents of change lead her to work with other teachers to start E4E (Tulane...
E4E co-founder participates in Chicago Ideas Week
Friday, November 16, 2012
Speaking as part of its Lunch n' Learn series promoting social entrepreneurship, Sydney Morris shared the work that E4E teachers are doing across the country (...
Teachers should be the 'agents of change'
Sunday, October 14, 2012
Teachers are experts and need to have a voice in policy, write E4E co-founders Evan Stone and Sydney Morris in TakePart .