In 2014, roughly
half a million teachers left the field of education in the United States. Of the many new teachers who enter the field each year, 40-50% of them will leave the classroom within the first five years of their career.
Making a positive impact on student success by investing in, energizing, and retaining excellent educators.
Excellent educators are critical in ensuring strong academic outcomes for students.
Educators' impact and achievements go largely unrecognized and many educators are not fully empowered to support their students.
Through recognition, empowerment, and financial support, excellent educators can multiply the impact of their efforts and elevate the quality of public education in Metro Atlanta.
Board of Directors
CHAIR, Ted Griffith
VICE CHAIR, Eco Terra
TREASURER, Benjamin Portman, Morgan Stanley
SECRETARY, Katie McDowell Post, The Lovett School
Sal Arora, McKinsey & Company
Wilson Kieffer, eWaste, ePlanet
Ned Michaels, United States Golf Association
Lee Sobel, WSB-TV
Ed Chang, redefinED Atlanta
Erroll Davis, TalentQuest
Rob Fortson, McGuireWoods
Robyn Kranz, Brownieland Pictures
Cynthia Kuhlman, CF Foundation, Inc.
Travis Norvell, Atlanta Public Schools
Kelley York, Metro RESA
Leilani Esmond, Gwinnett County Schools
Carla Murphy, Fulton County Schools
Dr. Sherry Everett, DeKalb County Schools
Rachel Sprecher, Atlanta Public Schools
Dr. Kevin Daniel, Cobb County Schools