Chicago Teachers Union Quest Center, Nurturing Teacher Leadership Program

Amount: $750,000

Fund: 1, 2

2000-2008

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The Chicago Teachers Union’s Nurturing Teacher Leadership is an 11-month program of weekly professional development and candidate support for Chicago Public Schools (CPS) teachers pursuing National Board Certification (NBC). The program includes small group facilitation, mentoring from current NBC Teachers, collaboration with other NBC candidates, technical support and professional leave.

Impact

  • The Nurturing Teacher Leadership program has supported 25 percent of the over 2,000 CPS teachers who achieved NBC.