Teacher Leadership Initiative (TLI)

Positive change in education comes from the invaluable experience of teachers working to enhance the profession and advance student learning.

The TLI is a catalyst!

THE TEACHER LEADERSHIP INITIATIVE IS A PARTNERSHIP OF…

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Teacher Leadership: Peeling Back the Layers

In August of 2014, I received an email from Ron Thorpe at the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards about the Teacher Leadership Initiative (TLI), an initiative created through a partnership between NBPTS, the National Education Association, and the Center for Teaching Quality. The email said the initiative was looking for teachers in Mississippi who …

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Learning, Leading, and NOT Leaving What You Love

When I began the Teacher Leadership Initiative (TLI), I was a veteran teacher with plenty of leadership experience in my community but little leadership experience within my school. I was hopeful that TLI would not only provide me with…