Teaching and Learning Reimagined

We partner with teachers as the leverage point for change in the education system.
Through innovative teacher preparation and professional learning programs, we help teachers build their practice to actively engage their students as empathetic, critical thinkers.

 Our Programs

We’re proud to serve teachers, students, and families in our hometown of Washington, DC, and contribute to a changemaking movement that’s transforming teaching and learning across the country.

Inspired Teaching Institute

Immersive teacher leadership

Inspired Teaching Academy

Targeted professional learning

Inspired Teaching Residency

New teacher preparation

Inspired Teaching Youth

Experiential learning

Inspired Teaching Residency has very clear expectations for our role as residents and for us as lead teachers next year. They have given us many helpful tools and feedback to improve our
instruction in the classroom. I feel supported by my residency program. They are very willing to listen to our feedback and work with us so that we have the best experience possible.

— Inspired Teaching Fellow (’18)

 Stories & Announcements

Closing the Engagement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative

Center for Inspired Teaching invites you to download “Closing the Engagement Gap: A Social Justice Imperative,” our new white paper examining how pedagogy itself is critical to educational equity, and how underserved student populations need the same student-centered approach enjoyed by their more advantaged peers. Along with presenting the research about this inequity, we offer three basic recommendations and the resources for implementing them.

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of Inspired Teaching alumni would recommend Inspired Teaching professional learning


of 2017-18 Real World History students feel that interacting with students across the city is a transformative experience

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