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T3 Initiative

T3 is an innovative teacher leadership program for a district’s historically lowest-performing schools. The initiative trains and supports experienced, effective teachers to become T3 Teacher Leaders. T3 Teacher Leaders receive school-embedded coaching to prepare them to lead their peers in improving instructional practice, accelerating student academic outcomes, and transforming their schools.

Read more about T3 results and impact on student outcomes.  Interested in becoming a T3 Teacher Leader?  Fill out an interest form to be contacted by a representative from T3. 


  • We recruit the best teachers in the building, district, and nation to teach and lead in our highest-need schools
  • At each partner school, T3 Teacher Leaders comprise 20-25 percent of the teaching staff
  • Learn more about who we are looking for.  


  • We select T3 Teacher Leaders through a competitive application process, using a rubric of 12 competencies to identify the teachers who can best use data to build solutions that improve student and school outcomes 
  • Learn more about our application process.


  • T3 Teacher Leaders receive continual professional development from a T3 Coach, who provides one-on-one coaching and professional development on leadership and instructional practices
  • Learn more about our professional development and supports.


  • T3 Teacher Leaders lead grade-level or content teams in collaborative inquiry around annual SMART goals aligned to their schools’ priorities
  • Learn more about our impact