Teacher Town hosted a forum Monday night to discuss how to build better teachers in Memphis.
The event was moderated by Chalkbeat TN and also included a presentation from Chalkbeat’s co-founder and CEO Elizabeth Green. Green’s book, “Building a Better Teacher” explores the history of teacher training in America.
Local educators who participated in the panel discussion included Tonye McBride, Treadwell Middle principal, an iZone school; Yetta Lewis, chief academic officer for Gestalt Community Schools; Robin Henderson, director of Memphis Teacher Residency and Daniel DeShon, a teacher at Treadwell Middle.
Nearly 30 people attended the Monday’s forum.