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The Hill Spotlights an Article by CEO, Jennifer Green

At its core, public education can only fulfill its promise if every student can benefit from teachers who are invested and well prepared. In this article, our CEO, Jennifer Green discusses why creating a strong pipeline of highly motivated, effective teachers represents both the greatest challenge and imperative to education improvement.

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The Abell Foundation Salutes Urban Teachers

The Abell Foundation, the largest private foundation serving Maryland as an agent of change to improve the systemic challenges encountered by those living in concentrated poverty, salutes Urban Teachers for successfully recruiting, training, certifying, and retaining highly effective teachers committed to teaching in Baltimore City Public Schools.

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Urban Teachers Director of Curriculum, Roxanne White, Published

Urban Teachers Director of Curriculum & Professional Development, Roxanne White, has co-authored a chapter in the publication “Preparing Preservice Teachers for the Inclusive Classroom” which contains rich information to support teacher education programs, instructors and students for today’s classroom. Here’s more information.

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Inside Higher Ed Quoted Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers

The U.S. Department of Education recently released final regulations for teacher preparation programs that will push states to rate the effectiveness of the programs and tie access to federal grants to student success. Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers is behind this change, stating that school districts should know which programs are producing effective teachers.

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WPFW Interviewed Urban Teachers DC Editorial Director, Jacqueline Greer

WPFW Reporter Deshuna Spencer interviewed Jacqueline Greer, Executive Director of Urban Teachers Washington, DC site team. During the interview, Greer explains how coaches and mentors work with residents and fellows to provide support, and ensure that every child gets the great teacher they deserve.

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WYPR Featured Urban Teachers CEO Jennifer Green, and Teacher, Tierra Woods

WYPR Reporter Jonna McKone interviewed Jennifer Green, CEO of Urban Teachers and Tierra Woods, who is City Year Alumna, and a first year teacher at Templeton Elementary School in West Baltimore. During the interview, Green explains how the program works, while Woods says she’s using techniques from her residency year in the classroom, almost everyday.

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Urban Teachers Spotlighted in 100kin10 Newsletter

Rarely do the teachers of our youngest learners receive specific STEM training, either during pre-service training or in-service development. In this Newsletter by 100Kin10, we learn how Dionn Brown, Director of S.T.E.M. Initiatives at Urban Teachers is effecting change in that area.

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One of Our Own, Featured in ASCD’s Educational Leadership “Tell Me About” Column

In this column, teachers were asked to talk about how they’ve connected with a hard-to-reach student. One of our alumna, Jessica Cisneros, a 1st grade teacher at Two Rivers Public Charter School in Washington, DC contends: there is no such thing.

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Urban Teachers Mentioned in Dallas News

Dallas News reporter Christine Schmidt explains why alternative education programs are so important, in the article entitled “New wave of teachers-in-training heads to Dallas ISD, charter schools.” In the piece, Schmidt details the impact Urban Teachers is having on the local community.

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