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 Oct. 18, 2021

Times Are Tough. Asking Teachers to Get Tougher Isn’t the Answer.

Wednesday started out like any other; I left my house at 7:00 am to drive to my school campus, where I teach bilingual early childhood…

By Megan Hillegass

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Posted Oct. 21, 2021

Q&A With Sharif El-Mekki and Shareefah Mason: You Won’t Retain Black Teachers Without Transforming Your School Culture

Shareefah Mason of TeachPlus and Sharif El-Mekki of the Center For Black Educator Development (CBED) believe that schools can only recruit and retain Black teachers…

By Laura Waters

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Posted Oct. 20, 2021

While We Debate Mandatory Vaccines for Teachers, It’s the Kids Who Suffer

I recently wrote a post urging us, as an educator community, to prioritize the health and safety of our students and fellow teaching colleagues as…

By Kwame Sarfo-Mensah

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