- L.A. Teaching Policy Fellow Pearl Arredondo told her story as part of PBS' TED Talks Education special last week, alongside Geoffrey Canada, Bill Gates, Sir Ken Robinson, and John Legend. More than 80,000 viewers have watched Pearl's segment on the TED website—have you? Watch it here.
- At last week's Ed Talks at the Boston Foundation, Teaching Policy Fellow alums Michelle Morrissey, Andrew Vega and Gene Roundtree led interactive presentations on their teaching practices and policy perspectives. Watch the video.
- Indianapolis Teaching Policy Fellow Ashley Hebda spoke out about the promise of the Common Core at the New Schools Venture Fund Summit. Watch the panel (Ashley is introduced at the 14:00 mark).
- InnovatED winner Indiana Pulse, a youth poetry performance league, is featured in this Indy Star article, along with the five runners up. Congratulations to all the teachers involved! To experience the competition for yourself, watch this short video.
The NEA and Teach Plus Policy Fellowship program is about to open the application process. Application materials will be ready this week, with a deadline of June 17, 2013. Learn more:
In Greater Boston, Washington, D.C. & Memphis: Are you an effective, experienced teacher who wants to expand your impact without leaving the classroom? Applications are open for Teacher Leader positions with the T3 Initiative! Learn more about T3 today.
In Memphis: Join Memphis City Schools, Shelby County Schools and Teach Plus for a Teacher Take-Off event to learn about the continuing focus on teacher effectiveness for the coming school year. There are six events remaining, so don't miss one near you. Learn more and RSVP.
National: At a free webinar this evening at 8pm ET, talk with leading education expert Rachel Curtis about how teacher leadership and career ladders can improve student outcomes. RSVP for the webinar.
National: With the national conversation about testing continuing, teacher voice on the subject is more important than ever. Tell policymakers and district leaders what's hot and what's not when it comes to testing, with Assessment Advisor.