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Leading Change: Help to Become a ‘TrustEd Voice'

A few years ago, Jarod McGuffey sat in the staff lounge at his school in Fraser discussing Michigan’s broken school funding system, over-testing, declining enrollment at teacher prep programs in state universities, and other growing concerns. Then he took it to the next step. Jarod McGuffey The 21st-Century literacy teacher at Disney Elementary School decided to get involved in finding solutions by becoming a fellow in a teacher leadership program—Oakland University’s Galileo Teacher Leadership Consortium. Now he’s clearing a path for other educators to follow.

October 19, 2018


Opinion: Trust teachers with school reform ideas

Michigan’s education system is the perfect storm with declining academic achievement, underfunded schools and a declining teacher pipeline. Although various stakeholders have come together to problem solve, there has remained a missing voice, until now: classroom teachers.

August 22, 2019


Town hall meeting in Farmington will address ways to attract best teachers to Michigan

State Rep. Christine Greig, D‐Farmington Hills, will host an education town hall from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 9, at the Maxfield Education Center, 32789 W. 10 Mile Road in Farmington. A panel of experts will discuss how to prepare, attract and retain the best teachers for Michigan students. Panelists will include:

May 18, 2018

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