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 December is: Education Reform. In December of 2012, we discussed education reform and particular areas of our current public education system that require reform more than others. How have these issues developed over the past year? In your opinion, what are the most pressing issues today and how might they be reformed?
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.
"New Year, New Lessons 2014" Contest - Enter for your chance to win a Zac Posen tote bag! In 200 words or less please tell us about a lesson that you hope to impart on your students in the new year. E-mail your responses to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, January 31st.
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.