Transforming Teaching and Leading

Get Involved with the RESPECT Movement Today!

Make the RESPECT vision a reality by taking action in your school, district or state.

The most frequent questions we hear when talking with educators about RESPECT are, "How can I get involved? Where do I start?" The good news is that much of this work must start with you! Take action in your community today:

  • Take a self-inventory of your school or district's progress on RESPECT and develop an action plan.
  • Hold a discussion in your school or district to talk about the transformation of the profession and make the case for RESPECT.
  • Choose from a list of local, state and national strategies that teachers and leaders can use to begin this important work.
    • Federal Strategies
    • State and Local Strategies
    • School Strategies
  • Share the RESPECT Blueprint with your colleagues, networks and community (e-book version available for use on tablets, smartphones, and other smart devices!).
    • Download the RESPECT Blueprint [PDF, 4.5MB | eBook, 1.2MB]
  • Create and brand your own RESPECT advocacy materials
    • Download the RESPECTeaching logos for use in print Logo for print [JPEG, 582KB] or on the web Logo for web [JPEG, 51KB].
  • Express your thoughts on social media using the hashtag #RESPECTeaching
  • Sign up to receive a weekly update from ED that will include information related to RESPECT and other teaching resources.

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