Professional Educators

Great teachers and support professionals, with the right policy supports and resources, are the ideal agents of permanent change – the true education experts. That’s why NEA’s Priority Schools Campaign is partnering with educators in struggling schools to provide additional professional development, trainings and resources that will help teachers and support professionals be the leaders in their profession. Read the stories below to learn more about the professional educators working in priority schools.

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Classroom Superheroes

Educators in priority schools are rising to a superhero challenge every single day. Nominate educators in your community and support others at

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PSC Superhero Keith G. Pemberton

Keith G. Pemberton is a social worker at Oak Hill Elementary School in High Point, N.C., where he has built a strong and steady pipeline for parental involvement, specifically among fathers and male mentors. Check out his Classroom Superhero profile and leave some words of encouragement.

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