Improving Practice District Spotlights

Teacher and students

These video and media spotlights show how Local Education Agencies (LEAs) across the State are utilizing comprehensive talent management systems and teacher and principal leaders in career ladder pathways to improve teaching and learning.

  • Video Collection: The Development of Career Pathways in the Greece Central School District
    School leaders and educators from the Greece Central School District share the specific objectives they set out to reach with career ladder pathways, supported by an STLE grant. They outline their team approach, design thinking and future of innovation. They also describe the journey of challenges, messaging, turning points, and the conviction that this work is a long-term commitment, not a token effort.
  • Video: Family Engagement in South Huntington
    This video shows how South Huntington Union Free School District is successfully using teacher and principal leaders to engage families as partners in education through STLE grants.
  • Video from Fort Ann District
    This video outlines how Fort Ann Central School District is successfully developing and supporting effective teachers and school leaders through the STLE grant.
  • Article: New York Puts Spotlight on Teachers Engaging Parents
    In this USDE article, South Huntington School District, a STLE 1 and STLE 2 grantee, has been highlighted for their continued work on successfully using teacher and principal leaders to engage families as authentic partners in their child’s education. The focus of their family engagement effort is to help parents understand New York’s new college- and career-ready standards, as well as to help families support their children’s learning and build understanding about the district’s transition to the Common Core State Standards.

Related Resources:

For additional examples of this work in action, please see the New York State Career Ladder Pathways Toolkit, New York State Career Ladder Pathway Local Education Agency Profiles, and the STLE Interactive Map.