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 April is: Rallying for Education.Teachers, administrators, parents, and students in Oklahoma recently formed a rally at their State Capitol for more education funding. Do you think this is an effective way to demand more funding? Do you foresee other states taking similar action? How would more education funding affect your district?
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.
2014 Teacher Appreciation Contest. At TeachersCount, we are always focused on teacher appreciation. In honor of this year's Teacher Appreciation Week (May 5th - 9th), we are offering the chance to win one of our fabulous Zac Posen tote bags! In 200 words or less, please tell us why you became an educator. E-mail your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, May 9th.
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.