As California rolls out more rigorous academic standards, teachers deserve more opportunities to connect with and learn from peers. And so many educators across the state did just that at the Better Together: California Teachers Summit. What did they learn and share? Our new report What Teachers Said About Collaboration and Professional Learning captures the highlights of teacher conversations, […]
Organizers Announce that the Summit Will Be Held Annually to Support Teacher Growth and Collaboration Fullerton, CA (July 29, 2016) — Thousands of California teachers came together on Friday at 38 locations across the state for the second annual Better Together: California Teachers Summit, a one-of-a-kind day of learning led by teachers, for teachers. […]
We talked with San Diego middle school teacher Nancy Burks about how the connections she made at last year’s Summit led to a teacher candidate getting a job at her school! Better Together: How long have you been teaching? Nancy Burks: I’ve been at Montgomery Middle School for 15 years, and teaching for 20. […]
We talked with Orange County ACCESS teacher Allison Carey about what makes the California Teachers Summit unique, and how the connections she made last year with teachers across California have made a difference for her students. Better Together: Why did you get involved in last year’s California Teachers Summit? Allison Carey: I teach alternative […]
Anything Can Happen, and That’s What’s So Exciting We talked with English teacher Rebecca Mieliwocki about the importance of community, how teaching is evolving, and her favorite experiences from last year’s Better Together: California Teachers Summit.