Educators participating in last week’s Key Leaders Network (South) at Pike Road Elementary took time to hear from fourth grade learners about their projects and real-world applications of learning. Cathy Gassenheimer, Executive VP of the A+ Alabama Best Practices Center, shares the story, pics and videos!read more
Big changes at A+!
Caroline Novak has retired
& Mark Dixon is our President. To donate in honor of our leaders or to support the future of A+ click here.
Our new President, Mark Dixon,Read this interview to learn more.
is excited about the future of A+.
A non-profit, non-partisan organizationHere are the 3 ways we make a difference.
working to improve Alabama education
through advocacy and our two programs:
A+ College Ready & the Alabama Best Practices Center.
We drive improvementsHere's our most recent Annual Report.
in public education in Alabama.
Good policies are important.Here's a great example of how our policy work pairs with our programs.
But so are good programs.
That's why we do both.
Alabama has a teacher shortage.Policy Brief: Rethinking Teacher Recruitment and Retention in Alabama
See how A+ proposes to solve it.
"If your plan is for 1 year, plant rice.
If your plan is for 10 years, plant trees.
If your plan is for 100 years, educate children."
On the evening of March 5, Gov. Ivey stood in the Old House Chamber of the State Capitol and […]read more
During the last challenging months of the school year, educators need to remember some simple messages learned in Kindergarten: “Stay on target. Stick to our structures and routines. And by all means – collaborate.” Jill Edwards, an elementary school assistant principal and former instructional coach, spotlights “the masterful skills of really adept kindergarten teachers.”read more