About Our Staff

Meet the staff at the Albert Shanker Institute

@shankerinst

Follow the Albert Shanker Institute on Twitter

  • Latest @shankerinst Tweets...

Today's post: Where Al Shanker Stood: Quick fixes in education - goo.gl/60fLfq

RT @LisaHansel Janet Yellen explains that preschool is critical for equalizing opportunity: federalreserve.gov/newsevents… @ZEROTOTHREE @shankerinst

One reason I enjoy attending academic conferences in other nations is getting distributed papers like this pic.twitter.com/2FioJptby1

Today's post: Where Al Shanker Stood: Quick fixes in education - goo.gl/60fLfq

New post: Where Al Shanker Stood: Quick fixes in education - goo.gl/60fLfq

About


The Albert Shanker Institute is a nonprofit organization established in 1998 to honor the life and legacy of the late president of the American Federation of Teachers.

The organization’s by-laws commit it to four fundamental principles—vibrant democracy, quality public education, a voice for working people in decisions affecting their jobs and their lives, and free and open debate about all of these issues.

The institute brings together influential leaders and thinkers from business, labor, government, and education from across the political spectrum. It sponsors research, promotes discussions, and seeks new and workable approaches to the issues that will shape the future of democracy, education, and unionism. Many of these conversations are off-the-record, encouraging lively, honest debate and new understandings.

These efforts are directed by and accountable to a diverse and distinguished board of directors representing the richness of Al Shanker’s commitments and concerns. The organization maintains a small permanent staff, a modest program budget, little overhead, and as much agility as possible.

Committed to basic principles, open to new ideas, and addressing the inter-related issues of work, education, and democracy—that is the vision, the mission, and the method of the Albert Shanker Institute.

Contact Us

Read about our Board of Directors

Learn more about the ASI Staff

Shanker Institute Mission Statement