The courage demonstrated by our Black brothers and sisters bringing their grief and trauma to bear for justice and for a more equitable society is a violent burden that they have borne alone for far too long. The Educators’ Cooperative remains committed to supporting the Black community and our teachers in the fight for equality […]
Cohort 3 member Natalie Elliot recently ‘’sat down” virtually with two Edco teachers, Chris Martin and Kevin Hritz. Chris teaches 5th grade Literacy at Meigs Magnet and Kevin teaches 8th grade math and algebra at Valor Collegiate Academy. This dynamic duo reminds us of the passion and magic found in all members of the cooperative […]
By Greg O’Loughlin, High School Teacher and Director of The Educators’ Cooperative Never before has the entire education system shut down statewide on short notice. Shorter still was evidence of a plan in place to meet the needs of students, families, and teachers separated by essential distance. In the hours after Nashville understood that we […]
Learn about Alecia Ford’s journey from the science lab to the science classroom in the latest EdCo Teacher Spotlight.
This month’s update from the CoOp Corner is chock-full of ideas you can use in your next team planning meeting or on your own reflecting on how to dig more deeply into the standards.
This month’s update from the CoOp Corner features a reflection from Claire Delcourt, an Instructional Coach at LEAD Brick Church Middle. She shares how she uses her time in the cafeteria to focus on practicing (and then reflecting and improving in) what she preaches. A favorite part of my school day this year has been […]
If you want to learn to be a more collaborative teacher and are motivated by others then EdCo will move you in the right direction!
My students will never know that a small group of educators all around Nashville made me a better teacher which in turn has helped them own their learning better.
Sometime at the end of last school year my Head of High School suggested that I organize a session for the National Association for Independent School’s People of Color Conference. I balked. As a white woman, it felt like an odd choice. My obvious lack of melanin (not to mention my naiveté as a fifth […]
He believes what we’re doing and working for is not only possible, but within reach. “I leave feeling invigorated and hopeful.”