Hot Lunch with Celine Coggins
DK’s Hot Lunch series continued today with Celine Coggins, CEO and Founder of Teach Plus.
Celine also wrote a blog post for Ed News Colorado:
At Teach Plus, we are working with several states on the roll out of reforms similar to those in Colorado’s SB 10-191, the educator effectiveness law. It is complicated work with a number of interesting puzzles that are destined to make or break the impact of the legislation. In my view, there’s passing laws and there’s actually helping kids. The two are completely different things—although the law is the necessary pre-condition for changing the way schools operate. Here are three puzzles I’m currently wrestling with that are likely challenging folks in Colorado as well.
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Celine is a former teacher and current Mind Trust Education Entrepreneur Fellow. She has a background that includes research, policy and K-12 teaching — so she was a perfect match for a breakfast meeting with Teach For America alums in Denver. Celine answered a lot of questions with about 10 alums, including a little background on her path from teaching to entrepreneurship.