• You should consider applying to Teacher Academy to give support as a Quality Colleague Teacher Leader if you are: 

      • a classroom teacher wanting to help others be more impactful for all of our students.
      • willing to travel to another school and work with another experienced teacher to set and achieve collaboratively set goals.
      • capable of communicating effectively with a wide variety of school stake holders.
      • a champion for teaching and learning across our district. 

      and you have: 

      • three years of successful teaching in our district.
      • ratings of proficient or higher on your most recent summative evaluation in all five standards, or standards 1-4 on an abbreviated cycle.
      • recommendation from your principal.

      What a Quality Colleague Teacher Leader does:

      • Works one on one with a teacher in another school with the goal of improving teaching practices.
      • Attends professional development throughout the school year.
      • Prepares and turns in all the proper documentation of meetings.  

      The Teacher Academy application process begins in February. Teacher Leaders who qualify are a part of both the Quality Colleague and Professional Development Pathways. If this sounds interesting to you or you would like more information, please email Beth Ausley, bausley@wsfcs.k12.nc.us or Sally McCombs, smccombs@wsfcs.k12.nc.us .