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Empowering teacher leaders to increase student achievement

April 9, 2014
Inside Education — Jason Staker , Times-Republican

Last month the Iowa Department of Education named Marshalltown Community School District one of 39 in the state to be part of the Teacher Leadership and Compensation System for 2014-2015. More than 140 districts in Iowa applied to be part the first year of funding and we're excited to be among the first chosen. One major reason Marshalltown Schools were chosen was because of the strong history of mentoring, professional learning and empowering teacher leaders already established within the District. Taking part in the TLC System will allow us to expand on current practices, retain effective teachers by providing enhanced career opportunities, promote collaboration and professional growth and improve student achievement by strengthening instruction.



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