What Funders Need to Know: How Do Teachers Become Great?

Publication date: 
October, 2012
Source(s): 
Washington Regional Association of Grantmakers

Our first installment of the What Funders Need to Know flows from the knowledge of our former Public Education Working Group. It's called How Do Teachers Become Great? Research shows that the highest level of student performance is directly linked to having high-performing teachers. High-performing teachers are products of effective professional development - and the development and teaching strategies of these educators can be replicated.

What factors should you consider if you want your grant investment to have the greatest impact on student academic success? Here's what funders need to know.

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