Measuring Teacher and Student Success in K-12: From the Funders’ Perspective, co-sponsored by Teachers Network and NYRAG, was a panel held as part of Teachers Network Annual Affiliate Directors Meeting on May 2nd, 2008 at New York University. The panelists included Julia Bator of Heckscher Foundation for Children, John McIntosh of SeaChange Capital Partners, Cyrus Driver of the Ford Foundation, and moderator, Michael Feller of Strategic Philanthropy Advisors. Check out the panelists’ biographies, accompanying PowerPoint presentation, and the NCLB survey results referred to by the moderator.
The following podcast was recorded on September 29, 2007, at the first meeting of the Teachers Network Leadership Institute for the 2007-2008 school year. Teachers who participate in this program do action research on an issue in their teaching. Dan Abramoski, a MetLife Fellow, presents his research, “What Happens Next: Mott Haven Village Preparatory High School’s Class of 2006 In Their First Year After High School.” You can also read a summary of Dan’s research, or download his accompanying PowerPoint presentation.
Listen to remarks by Carmen Fariña, the keynote speaker at Teachers Network’s Annual Affiliate Meeting, on April 25, 2007. Carmen, the former Deputy Chancellor of the New York City Department of Education, talks to us about the trend towards incorporating business strategies into education, and what business and education can learn from each other.