Advisory Board

Local philanthropic, civic, and business leaders committed to marshaling resources in support of the Best in Class Coalition, its partners, and its strategies.


Alignment Council

The alignment council helps build broad-based support and alignment to the Best in Class community-wide goals as well as contributes and expands knowledge and expertise about how to build and maintain an effective educator workforce. The alignment Council meets a minimum of twice a year.


Working Groups

Practitioners engaged in carrying out specific Best in Class Coalition initiatives, from advocacy efforts to district-level implementation of best practices in teacher and school leader recruitment, preparation, development, and retention.



Backbone staff supporting the work of the Best in Class Coalition.