This month, university students looking to teach in Michigan took a new, more rigorous teacher certification test. It was first administered last October and pass rates fell from 82 percent to 26 percent. All education majors have to take the test to become student teachers.
Have you created a successful Common Core lesson? Has student achievement in your school reached new levels? Are you looking to influence public policy on education?
American Achieves is looking for candidates for its America Achieves Fellowship for Teachers that recognizes successful teachers or principals who have proven outstanding results for students, demonstrated leadership in their school communities, and seek to expand their voice in public policy.
Consider nominating one of your colleagues, administrators or yourself for this honor. Applications must be submitted by May 18.