Tips for Supporting Teachers at Every Phase of Their Career

A webinar discussion on teacher support featuring Lynn M. Gangone, Machel Mills-Miles, Ann Stark, and Brent Raby

Looking for strategies to support teachers throughout their career?

Watch this discussion with education experts and trendsetters to gain revolutionary insights that will help you to keep teachers motivated and on top of their game at every stage of their careers.

In this free recorded webinar, you’ll learn:

  • The benefits of a career-continuum approach to teacher development
  • Specific strategies to support teachers during various stages of the continuum
  • Innovative ways to use technology to support teachers through each stage

Lynn M. Gangone, Ed.D.

Lynn M. Gangone, Ed.D. has served as AACTE’s President & CEO, her fourth higher education association leadership role, since 2017. As a campus senior administrator, lobbyist and policy analyst, association executive, and dean/faculty member, Gangone brings a unique perspective to her work. Her experience includes work at the New York State and New Jersey State Education Departments, Centenary University (NJ), the Maryland Independent College and University Association, University of Denver, and the American Council on Education. She has held faculty appointments at two Colleges of Education—George Washington University Graduate School of Education and Human Development as a visiting professor, and as a full professor (clinical) at University of Denver’s Morgridge College of Education. Gangone received an Ed.D. and M.Ed. from Columbia University Teachers College; an M.S. and C.A.S. from the University at Albany, State University of New York; and a B.A. from the College of New Rochelle. She was a member of the class of 2010 at Harvard Institute for Educational Management (IEM) and is certified through Trustee Leadership Development. Dr. Gangone is a sought-after speaker and commentator, featured in national publications such as The New York Times, Time, USA Today, and The Washington Post.

Machel Mills-Miles

Machel Mills-Miles is vice president, standards implementation & outreach at Learning Forward. She advances the conceptualization and development of tools and resources to support the use of revised Standards for Professional Learning. Mills-Miles formerly served as senior learning strategist at BloomBoard, facilitating the use of micro-credentials to support professional learning plans in district, state, and regional contexts. Previously, she worked at the Tennessee Department of Education to lead a statewide pilot for micro-credentials and playing a key role in Tennessee’s Diversity Innovation Grant, Human Capital Network, Teacher Leader Network, New Teacher Induction Framework, and Professional Learning Systems Framework. She worked in Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools as a lead coach for literacy, helping to support more than 120 coaches districtwide, and earlier as an instructional/literacy coach in direct support of teachers. She began her education career as an English Language Arts teacher. Mills-Miles holds degrees in cognitive science from Northwestern University and teaching and learning in urban schools from Vanderbilt University. Mills-Miles maintains peace and balance by connecting with family and nature.

Brent Raby

Brent Raby, Ed.D. currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent for Teaching and Learning for West Aurora School District in Illinois. Prior to his work in West Aurora, Dr. Raby served as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at McHenry Community High School District 156 and the Director of Learning and Technology in McHenry School District 15. Dr. Raby earned a doctoral degree in educational leadership, a master’s degree in teaching, and a master’s degree in technology integration and staff development from National Louis University. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in liberal arts and sciences from the University of Iowa. Throughout his 16-year career, Brent has dedicated many of his efforts to developing frameworks that provide high-quality professional learning for all staff members.

Ann Stark

Ann Stark is an experienced educator with over 22 years as a classroom teacher and 14 years as an induction program mentor. She holds a master's degree in Educational Leadership and Policy Study. She is passionate about inspiring and guiding young minds to reach their full potential, and is committed to using her experience and knowledge to positively impact student lives through continued personal growth as an educator. Ann is dedicated to improving the education system through effective leadership and change implementation.