Excellent Educators for Each and Every Child

Publication: Coalition for Teaching Quality

Oct. 7, 2014

Every student deserves to be taught and led by excellent teachers and school leaders. Unfortunately, many high-need schools and students, especially low-income students, students of color, and students with disabilities, do not have equitable access to well-prepared and well-supported educators. To address this reality, policies must be shaped by a comprehensive vision of teaching quality, not just educator effectiveness. Intentional support strategies that strengthen and invest in teachers and principals must be included to ensure that their leadership, knowledge, skills, and expertise are leveraged to improve outcomes for every learner.

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