Lynette Guastaferro

Guest Blogger

CEO, Teaching Matters

New York City, New York

Lynette Guastaferro is the chief executive officer of Teaching Matters, a nonprofit that increases teacher effectiveness to improve student success. She has more than 20 years of experience in education and possesses a unique blend of education, non-profit and private-sector experience.

Lynette has worked as a classroom teacher, a school-network leader and a senior management consultant for Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC). She holds an master’s in business administration from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree from Williams College.

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Posted July 13, 2020

5 Ways School Leaders Can Respond to the Challenges Ahead and Open Stronger

There is no doubt educators are exhausted from a trial-by-fire school year. As a virulent pathogen spread, we were forced…

By Jen Murtha, Lynette Guastaferro

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Posted June 8, 2018

This Is How We Get More Millennials to Be Teachers

When salary, stress levels and upward mobility are among the top career priorities for millennials, the state of our nation’s…

By Lynette Guastaferro

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Posted July 29, 2021

You Can and Must Foster Belonging, Acceptance, and Support for Your LGBTQIA+ Students. It’s a Matter of Life and Death.

Many young people see belonging as a quest to fit in, but it’s so much deeper than that. Belonging means accepting, celebrating, and including our…

By Casey Pettit

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Posted July 26, 2021

At Freedom School Literacy Academy, Black Pride and Academic Achievement Go Hand-in-Hand

Erika Asikoye is the Director of the Freedom School Literacy Academy (FSLA) at The Center for Black Educator Development in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The FSLA, for…

By Laura Waters

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Posted July 27, 2021

15 Questions That Predominantly White Schools Should Ask When Engaging in Non-Performative Anti-Racist Work

Last week, I had a consulting call with a potential client (a white teacher), who teaches in a predominantly white school/neighborhood and wants to engage…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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