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Teachers Talk Best Practices

June 27th, 2013 by Mike Vasilinda

Teacher Summit in Tallahassee

41 of the state’s 67 county “Teacher of the Year” winners spent the last two days at the state capitol. They were invited by the Governor for a summit on education policy, and they were asked to share best practices. Most like Cassandra Mattison from HillsboroughCounty, say the experience was a good one.

Some remain skeptical of the Governor after he cut one billion from schools in his first year. He also signed ill conceived merit pay legislation that has since been revised. But Scott also won praise for pushing and getting what should be a twenty five hundred dollar raise for teachers.

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