Our mission is to raise the status of the teaching profession and provide resources to the education community. Using a national campaign and related initiatives TeachersCount is working to create a permanent culture of teacher appreciation in the United States. If you're a teacher, if you want to be a teacher, or if you want to help teachers, this is the site for you.
Our award-winning "Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher" campaign features celebrities and their favorite teachers. To date nearly 50 pairings have been made. Ads have appeared in Time, Sports Illustrated, People, O, and Country Weekly. Poster versions are available and are absolutely free. Click here to receive posters of our current 4 offerings.
Our award-winning "Behind Every Famous Person is a Fabulous Teacher" campaign features celebrities and their favorite teachers. To date nearly 50 pairings have been made. Ads have appeared in Time, Sports Illustrated, People, O, and Country Weekly.
The blog topic for March is: Primary Sources Study.The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Scholastic recently released results from a survey they conducted titled Primary Sources: America's Teachers on Teaching in an Era of Change. The survey revealed teachers' views on the rewards and challenges of teaching, the Common Core, teacher evaluations, and parent involvement. Please comment on the results of this survey. Do you feel it will raise awareness for the issues that educators face?
TeachersTopic features an education expert who discusses a topic of interest to the teaching community. Some of our past editions have addressed 21st century learning, teacher evaluation and assessment, and professional development. TeachersCount invites you to read our current TeachersTopic and browse through past editions.
For an in-depth look at the importance of raising the status of the teaching profession, check out Zachary Levine's power point Synopsis of Research on Teacher Status. Zachary Levine is the Director of Human Capital at Green Dot Public Schools in Los Angeles, CA.
"Spring Fever" contest. In 200 words or less, please tell us about a challenge that you have overcome as an educator. The winner will receive a Zac Posen tote bag! Email your responses to email@example.com by Friday, March 21st.
We are pleased to announce our new partnership with Lamar Advertising. Look for our ads on billboards across the country! Click here to read a press release describing our partnership with Lamar.