Network’s Core Purpose Was
To empower, recognize, and connect teachers to improve student learning, and
to advocate for teacher leadership, all for the public good.
Our leadership would empower all teachers to transform public schools into creative
learning communities so every student would succeed and contribute to the public
- Excellence – everything
it put out there would be the best it could
- Passion – for
public education, intellectual rigor and
the importance of teachers to our future.
- Commitment – to
carry out our passion in our every day work
in order to contribute to the public good
- Innovation – stay
on the forefront of meeting current and
future needs of educators
- Teamwork – respected
and made the most of colleagues’ knowledge,
talents, and experiences and strove to work
- Integrity – each
individual adhered to high personal standards
of honesty and a strong work ethic
Network’s Key Messages:
a great teacher you had in school. What made
that teacher so good?
Network was unique in its focus on the teacher
as key to improving student achievement in
- Teachers Network changed the nature of education.
Network enables teachers to collaborate in
order to grow professionally.
pioneered new ventures in curriculum and professional
Network was a non-profit organization–by
teachers, for teachers–with a three-decade
track record of success, dedicated to improving
student learning in public schools.
the power of its award-winning website, video,
and print resources, the organization leveraged the creativity
and expertise of a national and international
community of outstanding educators.
the years, it directly impacted over
1.5 million teachers and nearly 40 million