Unions & Districts Resources
We know that we can’t do this work alone and are dedicated to sharing our learning as broadly as possible. Find publications, research, and online courses that can support unions and districts working together to improve student performance.
The 2012 Cross-Site Convening
On October 11-12, 2012, the NEA Foundation convened close to 200 leaders in education reform, with union-district leadership teams representing 20 communities, all part of our Closing the Achievement Gaps Initiative and our Institute for Innovation in Teaching and Learning.
Participants heard from internationally and nationally recognized luminaries involved in the transformation of public education, including Pedro Noguera, Michael Fullan, and Michael D. Usdan.
Labor Management Resources
There are an increasing number of examples of labor-management teams working to improve student performance nationwide. The publications and resources below give you a sense of what’s possible when we all work together.
Teaching Capacity Resources
There is growing consensus on the important role that a teacher plays in the life of a child. Below is a selection of recent research about how to build, scale and assess teaching capacity.
Parent and Community Engagement Resources
We know that involving communities is a critical piece in improving public education. A selection of relevant resources around community and parent engagement is below.