• Invest in Staff Capacity

    • School models that hold extraordinary
      promise for our students are those that
      expand the reach of outstanding instructors;
    • Free up other educators to provide much
      needed one on one academic and relational
      support to help all kids stay on track.
    • Research has shown that teachers have
      the largest in-school impact on student
      achievement (Sanders & Rivers, 1996).
  • Initiatives to Address Challenges

    • Professional learning (reading) K-3 teachers
    • Professional learning/stipend for newly hired
      teachers (5 day summer boot camp)
    • Professional learning for mentor teachers
    • Professional learning/executive coaching
      for principals/assistant principals/aspiring
    • GCS Professional Development and Education
      Center for Families and Educators