Lauren Moore, an elementary teacher at West Goshen, has been named a Fellow with the Teach Plus Teaching Policy Fellowship, a highly-selective leadership program for demonstrably-effective teachers. During the year-long Fellowship, the Fellows take part in a specially-designed course of study in policy and advocacy and develop the skills necessary to advocate for policies that will better serve Hoosier students and teachers. They further their impact through collaborative work on key education issues and interactions with district and state decision makers. Moore is one of just 40 teachers from across Indiana selected for the 2018-19 Fellowship.
“Our new Fellows come from diverse backgrounds and have a strong desire to make positive change in their classrooms, schools, and districts,” said Carlotta Cooprider, Teach Plus Indiana Executive Director. “We’re looking forward to another exciting and impactful year ahead as we continue to add teacher voice to discussions around Indiana education. This group of Fellows will build on the success of the 17-18 cohort which resulted in Teacher Permits, Examinations, and Salaries bill (SB 387) being signed into law with extensive feedback and recommendations from Teach Plus teachers.”
Regarding her appointment, Ms. Moore stated, “This is an exciting opportunity to learn from educators across the state. I’m honored to be included and serve through this fellowship.”
And according to West Goshen principal Lori Line, “Lauren is a top-notch educator. She always puts students first. She does whatever it takes to help every student be successful. I’m honored that I get to grow & learn alongside her each day. She is a great addition to the Teach Plus team.”
The incoming Fellows represent nearly 20 different school districts. The teachers are all proven leaders who have demonstrated commitment to their students through their dedication to the profession. They have been selected because of their unwavering commitment to their students and their profession.
To learn more about the 2018-19 Teach Plus Indiana Policy Fellows, visit http://www.teachplus.org/IN.
About Teach Plus:
Teach Plus empowers excellent, experienced teachers to take leadership over key policy and practice issues that affect their students’ success. Teach Plus programs are designed to place highly effective teachers at the center of improvements in schools as leaders of their peers and outside schools influencing policy decisions that affect their classrooms. The programs develop excellent teachers into leaders who achieve change and mobilize others in their school, district, state, and across the nation to bring change to scale. Since its inception in August 2007, Teach Plus has grown to a network of more than 26,000 solutions-oriented teachers across the country. www.teachplus.org