The Teacher Practice Networks initiative, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is designed to accelerate the work of teacher networks as they support their members in successfully implementing college readiness standards.
Since 2013 the Teacher Practice Networks have provided funding to three different cohorts of organizations, 35 in total, advancing Common Core-aligned practices. The collective work of these organizations helps to reach more than one million teachers. The Center will launch a fourth round of funding in the fall of 2016. The initiative’s goals include supporting organizations to: