Educator from Glen Park Elementary School Receives National Recognition as an Achieve3000 PRO Educator
Glen Park Elementary School is proud to announce that Shelly Byrd has recently been recognized as an Achieve3000 PRO Educator.
This recognition is reserved for the most professional, resourceful, and outstanding educators whom are successfully helping their students accelerate their literacy growth. High-performing educators are invited to apply. After completing their applications, their responses are reviewed and accepted by Achieve3000’s PRO Educator Advisory Committee. When an educator is deemed not yet ready to be recognized a PRO, they have access to additional training and support from Achieve3000’s team of literacy coaches. Achieve3000 PROs receive several benefits including membership in the PRO Educator Network, access to free student prizes, special webinars and thought leadership sessions, and $300 travel vouchers for the National Literacy Summit that is scheduled to take place at Disney’s Coronado Resort in November of this year.
Ms. Byrd has been using Achieve3000’s solutions in her classroom for approximately four years with students in 3rd-5th grades. Overall, students at Glen Park Elementary School met or exceeded their expected literacy growth. By the end of the 2018-19 school year there were more students at Glen Park Elementary School whose reading levels were on track for college and career readiness than at the start of the year.
Stuart Udell, CEO of Achieve3000, explains the intent of the PRO Educator initiative, “With the majority of 4th and 8th grade students across the U.S. falling below proficient levels in reading on the NAEP assessment, we at Achieve3000 believe that these teachers deserve to be celebrated as national models of high-quality, highly-effective literacy instruction. Congratulations to Glen Park Elementary School and Fort Worth Independent School District for supporting and nurturing these professional, resourceful, and outstanding educators. We are proud to call you our partners.”