Arizona Education Association

Spring 2014

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aea MeMBers seLeCted for the teaCher Leadership initiative 12 Spring 2014 x AEA Advocate On January 7, 2014, the National Education Association (NEA), the Center for Teaching Quality (CTQ), and the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (National Board) announced the national Teacher Leadership Initiative (TLI), a joint endeavor to develop a new generation of leaders within the teaching profession. 45 AEA members are among the 150 educators selected in six states representing Arizona, Colorado, Iowa, Massachusetts, Michigan, and Mississippi for the 2014 pilot year. TLI is a product of the organizations' shared vision of teacher-leadership advancing the profession. The long-term goals of the TLI are: 1. Define the foundational competencies of teacher leadership; 2. Develop relevant experiences and supports to help teachers cultivate those competencies; and 3. Activate teachers to be leaders for their profession as a result of their participation in this process. "This initiative will ultimately develop expertise and engage thousands of teacher- leaders in leadership work in schools, with NEA affiliates, and in statehouses throughout the country – because every student should 45 AEA Members Selected as Future Leaders NEA, CTQ, and National Board Launch National Initiative to Develop a New Generation of Education Leaders AROUND AEA Amy Ball, Madison District CTA Leig Bondrole, Deer Valley EA Danielle Brown, Ft Huachuca EA Eveline Bush, Paradise Valley EA Marlise Chandler, Glendale Elem EA Margaret Chaney, Tucson EA Benjamin Childers, Marana EA Sandra Cobos, Cartwright EA Amy Coleman, Scottsdale EA Rosa Cordova, Paradise Valley EA Nichole Dirks, Roosevelt EA Kathy Dong, Sunnyside EA Austine Etcheverry, Dysart EA Lindsay Farr, Madison District CTA John Fife, Amphitheater EA Alejandrina Franco, Roosevelt EA Martha Fridge, Chinle EA Heidi Garcia Santiago, Phoenix UHSD CTA Amber Gould, Glendale Union EA Katherine Helm, Tempe Elem EA Laura Hendrickson, Kyrene EA Vincent Herrera, Cartwright EA Christine Kirchner, Page EA Dawn Koberstein, Chandler EA Beth Krueger, College Faculty Assn of Pinal Co Kathie Lawrence, Sierra Vista CTA Nancie Lindblom, Mesa EA Jaclyn Marchetti, Cartwright EA Christine Marsh, Scottsdale EA Elizabeth Monroe, Tempe Secondary EA Shelly Moore, Cartwright EA Jan Ogino, Peoria EA Katherine Paetz, Roosevelt EA Steven Petoskey, Bouse Elem Robert Purington, Benson EA Misha Quarles, Littleton EA Paulina Razo, Yuma Elem EA Charles Renning, Deer Valley EA Renee Rodriguez, Cartwright EA Kelly Salvia, Kyrene EA Terri Spangler, Phoenix Day School Sean Tessmer, Phoenix UHSD CTA Lauren Updegrove, Scottsdale EA Rena Weber, Combs EA Brandon West, Cartwright EA Spring.14advo.indd 12 1/28/14 5:11 PM

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