FORA.tv Speaker - Michelle Rhee

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Biography

Michelle Rhee served as chancellor of the DC public schools from 2007 to 2010. She is also the founder of The New Teacher Project, a nationally recognized leader in developing innovative solutions to the challenges of hiring new teachers.

As president and CEO of TNTP, Rhee partnered with school districts, state education agencies, nonprofit organizations, and unions to transform the way difficult-to-staff schools recruit, select, and train highly qualified teachers.

Her work resulted in widespread reform in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Miami, New York, Oakland, and Philadelphia. Rhee's commitment to excellence in education began in a Baltimore classroom as a Teach-for-America teacher. Rhee currently serves on the advisory boards for the National Council on Teacher Quality, the National Center for Alternative Certification, and Project REACH of the University of Phoenix's School of Education.

3 Programs

Educator Michelle Rhee: Fighting to Put Students First

02.21.13 | 01:07:19 min | 0 comments

Michelle Rhee: Fighting to Put Students First

02.07.13 | 00:46:05 min | 0 comments

Transforming the System: An Interview with Michelle Rhee

07.05.09 | 01:16:05 min | 6 comments