When teachers thrive, students thrive
Our mission is to create a just and flourishing society by promoting teaching that is joyful, humanizing, and focused on equity.
We believe in education for the development of identity, intellect, and character, and in professional learning that honors the power, wisdom and moral leadership of teachers.
our core beliefs
Our vision, mission and work are grounded in three simple but powerful core beliefs about teaching, learning, and the purpose of education.
Each and every student deserves access to quality teaching
Learning is done by the learner through an active, intellectual process.
Our Vision of Instructional Excellence
We know that a commitment to shared values and a common vision of instructional excellence are the foundation for teacher and student success.
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why do state education agencies, school districts, networks, schools, universities, and national ministries partners with the danielson group?
We help them…
Strengthen professional practice by supporting and empowering educators in their pursuit of excellence.
Elevate great teaching by developing knowledge and resources to transform practice based on evidence and need.
Inspire a shift toward growth by redesigning professional learning systems to prioritize teacher learning and continuous improvement.
Millions of educators worldwide have used the Framework for Teaching since it was first published in 1996. The Danielson Group has worked with over 1,500 organizations in 49 states and U.S. territories and 15 other countries.