Rhode Island is one of 10 states that received a $2 million dollar grant to pursue a bold vision for career readiness in their state through the New Skills for Youth initiative.
Each year, the National Teacher of the Year Program brings together State Teachers of the Year from all 50 states, DC, the Department of Defense Education Activities, and four US territories to participate in one-of-a-kind professional learning opportunities designed to hone communications skills
By Jasmine Estes
State chiefs are elevating the voice of teachers into state policy discussions in a number of ways. For South Dakota Secretary of Education Melody Schopp, it’s a Teacher Table.