In 2015, Frankfort Independent Schools in Kentucky found themselves at a crossroads. Test scores were down — Frankfort High was ranked in the bottom 15 percent of all high schools in the state of Kentucky. Enrollment was at an all-time low, student engagement was limited, and positive teacher-student interactions were nonexistent. With a new superintendent […]
In nearly 40 years of teaching, Tammy Stephens has learned to appreciate the value of time. Stephens loves any additional time she can create in her day to have meaningful interactions with her students. She always looks for more time to enhance her teaching methods rather than stick with the status quo. And she obviously […]
Chrysantha Norwood, a 6th-grade teacher at Distinctive College Prep-Harper Woods in Harper Woods, Mich., uses books written by African-American authors to teach her students about the past and inspire them about their future.
Having the opportunity to be a part of Summit Learning as a freshman at Greater Johnstown High School has helped me to grow tremendously as a student and person. It has allowed me to become a better student and has taught me some valuable life skills by teaching me how to set goals and achieve […]
The Summit Learning program has allowed me to grow by teaching me to work with little guidance in a timely manner and by providing me the freedom to get ahead so I could practice more often and continue to grow my skills. As you know, Summit Learning is a model that allows students to self-direct […]
Celebrating Black leaders in education