The Importance of Teacher Leadership Under ESSA

The Importance of Teacher Leadership Under ESSA

February 15, 2017

Massachusetts ESL teacher and Teach Plus Greater Boston Teaching Policy Fellow Alicia Serafin authored an opinion piece in the Huffington Post on the importance of teacher leadership under ESSA. Serafin encouraged states toseize this opportunity” to “encourage, develop, and promote teachers to continue to excel as teacher leaders.” She also argued that leadership programs for teachers can be both “cost-effective” and “improve student outcomes.”