TNTP's mission is to end the injustice of educational inequality by providing excellent teachers to the students who need them most and by advancing policies and practices that ensure effective teaching in every classroom. They work at every level of the public education system to attract and train talented teachers and school leaders, ensure rigorous and engaging classrooms, and create environments that prioritize great teaching and accelerate student learning.
They know that student learning starts with great teachers—but doesn’t end there. They work at every level of the public school system to create:
Strategic School Systems and States
They were founded as The New Teacher Project in 1997 by teachers who believed all students deserved great teaching.