USDOE Teaching Ambassador Fellow, Mike Humphreys, explains how Virginia’s governor is proposing a state teacher cabinet to enable teacher voice in his administration, and says other states are also considering this. (Click here to read his post.) We hope these come to pass. And we hope they don’t just become ineffective, like so many ad-hoc panels and commissions. Suggestion: they should take a page from the VIVA Project approach and gather teacher input on specific issues in their state and compile these into thoughtful, strategic reports. And perhaps this can help more teachers to speak out.
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