Apply Now to Serve on the Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council
The Michigan Department of Education is now accepting applications from teachers interested in serving as one of twenty members of the new Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council for the 2017-2018 school year. Members will have the opportunity to:
- Engage directly with state policy makers on issues related to the implementation of Michigan’s Every Student Succeeds Act;
- Help build the Michigan Teacher Leader Network; and
- Encourage other teachers to engage in opportunities for dialogue and feedback on issues in education policy.
The competitive application and selection process seeks teachers representative of the diversity of Michigan students and schools with:
- Experience or interest in teacher leadership positions;
- Passion for various issues in Michigan education policy; and
- The ability and desire to influence and support other teachers.
Teachers selected to serve on the Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council will receive a $500 honorarium in recognition of their time commitment and valuable contributions. The application period for teachers to serve on the Michigan Teacher Leadership Advisory Council is open through Friday, June 16, 2017 at 5:00 p.m.
Announcing Proud Michigan Educator - May Is Teacher Appreciation Month
For Teacher Appreciation Month (May), we would like to share a message of thanks to our Michigan teachers from students across Michigan. To do this -- we need your help! Click on the link below to learn more.
#proudMIeducator is a Michigan Department of Education initiative that aims to acknowledge, elevate, and celebrate the work of great educators in the State of Michigan.
Proud Michigan Educator Videos
- #proudMIeducator: Collaborative Teaching at the Longview Early Childhood Center
- #proudMIeducator: Belinda Weaver of Highland Park Renaissance Academy
- #proudMIeducator: Mark Churchill of Negaunee Middle School
- #proudMIeducator: Char-Em ISD Graduates Thank Their Educators
- #proudMIeducator: Thank You from the Michigan Department of Education
- #proudMIeducator: Marvin Ray of University Prep Academy in Detroit
- #proudMIeducator: Superintendent Brian Whiston Thanks Michigan Educators
- #proudMIeducator: Tracy Horodyski, 2016 Michigan Teacher of the Year
Featured Proud Michigan Educators
- Proud Michigan Educator Blogs
- Dr. Yvonne Caamal Canul, Lansing School District Superintendent - 1995 MI Milken Educator & 2017 Women in School Leadership Award Recipient
- Vanessa Logan, Avondale High School Teacher - National Science Teachers Association Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers
- Nancy Kattoula, Walled Lake Central HIgh School - Michigan Lottery Excellence in Education Award
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This campaign is a joint venture with Skillman Foundation and any other supporters in Michigan who want to celebrate our educators. Are you a supporter of Proud Michigan Educators? Email Alaina Dague, #proudMIeducator campaign coordinator, at email@example.com to learn more about how you can get involved!
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