Lynette Guastaferro

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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 Mar. 1, 2021

Inside the Decade-Long Plan to Recruit, Hire and Retain 9,000 Black Educators Across the Country

Across the entire United States, there aren’t nearly enough Black teachers inside classrooms.  According to the National Center for Education Statistics, less than 7% of…

By Sharif El-Mekki

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Posted Mar. 3, 2021

Biden Is Right, We Need Kids to Go Back to School But Not Like Before

On March 13, 2020, when Governor Newsom shut down schools in California including in LAUSD where my son is now a senior, I held my…

By Anya Grottel-Brown

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Posted Mar. 1, 2021

If Houston’s District Schools Keep Taking the Day Off, Students Will Never Catch Up

There have been some good reasons to close schools over the past year—in the early days of the pandemic, for example, or during major weather…

By Danielle Durbin

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