Vision: Be a community where education is a top priority, teachers are valued and supported, and all students receive a high-quality education.
Mission: Help schools and districts recruit, retain and support the very best teachers for every K-12 classroom in Southern Arizona while raising awareness of the value of the teaching profession.
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Tucson Values Teachers is an innovative approach to educational reform that grows out of strong partnerships among businesses, educators and the community. TVT has met early success with programs for teachers, including well-paid summer internships and a range of discounts and incentives that are built on business/education partnerships.
Driven organizationally by the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, Tucson Values Teachers has quickly gained broad community support. Business, educational and nonprofit organizations recognize not only the importance of quality teachers, but also the importance of the Tucson Values Teachers idea to the region’s future.
Tucson Values Teachers isn’t just another apple-for-a-teacher public campaign. It is about fostering and encouraging the collaboration, optimism and support necessary to Attract, Retain and Support high-quality K-12 teachers in our region.Milestones