What You’re Saying
“I lead students to think about [the] cultural differences among people, rather than allow them to reject what they do not understand.” Jennifer Erickson, Batavia, IL Educator at Alice Gustafson Elementary School AWARDS FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE “Small interactive seminars, meetings, and one-on-one discussions…I absolutely relished this opportunity to meet with young researchers in the field.”
Kimberly Lewis, Los Angeles, CA Educator at Los Angeles County Office of Education GRANTS TO EDUCATORS “We can do the best for our kids and our communities because we are trusted—it's not about accountability.”
Pasi Sahlberg, Helsinki, Finland Visiting Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Education CROSS-SITE CONVENING “We need a system that differentiates, braids health and human services, and levels the playing field of access to out-of-school learning.” Paul Reville, Cambridge, MA NEA Foundation Fellow and Harvard Graduate School of Education Professor CROSS-SITE CONVENING “Advancing the profession and helping educators increase student achievement is at the very core of what we do.” Crystal Brown, College Park, MD The NEA Foundation Board Chair & Chief Communications Officer at University of Maryland BOARD OF DIRECTORS “This notion that everything can be fixed by fixing what's happening in the classroom or fixing the teacher, people miss what's happening around us. It's all context.
Ta-Nehisi Coates, Paris, France Author and national correspondent at The Atlantic CROSS-SITE CONVENING
“Public education is nothing short of bending the arc of the moral universe toward justice with each student that we teach.” Harriet Sanford, Washington, DC President & CEO, The NEA Foundation STAFF Previous