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About Teach Better:
The Teach Better Team has been built on the foundation of two key pillars; The Grid Method and The Teach Further Model. But the Teach Better mission has grown into so much more.
After years of partnering with districts to support implementations in Mastery and Personalized Learning, the network continued their reach to find new ways to support educators.
Blogs, Podcasts, Twitter Chats, Free Downloads, Board Meetings, Parent Training, and more, the Team moved from an exclusive Live PD Provider to supporting the entire ecosystem which exists inside a school building.
For more information on Teach Better:
Teach Better Book: https://www.amazon.com/Teach-Better-Chad-Ostrowski/dp/1949595668/
About Jeff Gargas:
Jeff Gargas is the COO and co-founder of the Teach Better Team (Creators of www.teachbetter.com, The Grid Method, and Teach Further). He works with educators to increase student engagement and improve student success. He also offers 1-on-1 coaching for teachers who have a product or idea they want to share with others to better education.
Prior to co-founding Teach Better, Jeff was the owner of ENI Multimedia, an online marketing firm, where he worked with entrepreneurs and small businesses, assisting them with web design, social media, content marketing, and brand awareness.
Prior to all of this, Jeff was an adjunctive professor at Kent State University and spent 10+ years in the music industry. He has spoken at conferences around the country, and has successfully promoted more than 500 events and launched 7 businesses in a variety of industries. Follow him on Twitter!
About Chad Ostrowski:
Chad works co-founded the Teach Better Team and has worked with schools, districts, and teachers across he country to help them “Teach Better” with best practices. Chad Created The Grid Method and helps share mastery learning as well as other innovative practices to helps educators reach ALL students in their classroom. Chad is also an Author and recently released “Teach Better” nationally with the Teach Better Team. Follow him on Twitter!
About Rae Hughart:
Rae Hughart is a Middle Level Math Educator in Illinois, creator of the Teach Further Model, and the Director of Training & Development for the Teach Better Team. Rae continues to facilitate rich discussions with educators around mastering personalized learning, providing targeted student-focused feedback, and the impact of incorporating purpose into daily learning. After being inducted into The Illinois State University Hall of Fame in 2017, Rae was awarded the 2018 First Place Henry Ford Teacher Innovator Award for her innovative educational impact. Follow her on Twitter!
About Tiffany Ott:
Tiffany Ott is the Director of Curriculum Development with the Teach Better Team, a high school math teacher in Ohio, the founder of #MasteryChat, and an educational technology fanatic. She just can’t get enough of teaching and learning!
Whether it’s connecting with a teacher struggling to make mastery learning work, writing about education, designing units, or speaking up on a stage to teachers who want to change the world with awesome teaching, she is hooked on all things education. Follow her on Twitter!
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