On May 22nd, Dallas ISD Trustees voted 7-2 in favor of the Teacher Excellence Initiative. An implementation team consisting of a director, manager, and facilitators will be hired to lead implementation of the finalized plan.
Three Stand for Children Educator Network Leaders each played an important role in urging Dallas ISD trustees to vote yes in support of the TEI. On May 22, 2014 SFC Leaders June Malone, David McDaniel, Elenore O'donnell stood before the Dallas ISD School Board Trustees and each gave a passionate appeal in favor of the TEI.
Stacey Hodge, Dallas SFC Director was recently interviewed on the Dallas ISD TEI proposal. Hodge believes that the proposed compensation plan will play an important part in retaining effective teachers in the district.
“As I have examined TEI [Teacher Excellence Initiative] over the past 16 months, I believe it is a good first step to ensuring there are effective teachers in every classroom and will be a bold and powerful move for the board and the district.” - Stacey Hodge, Dallas Director - Stand for Children