Who Are We?

Our 2019 National Fellows

Pittsburgh Public Schools is participating in the Yale National Initiative to strengthen teaching in public schools®. We are currently taking preliminary steps of exploring the potential that exists and building capacity for the creation of a Teachers Institute for ­Pittsburgh.



This Web site includes information for teachers, faculty, and administrators interested in learning more about our local efforts and the Teachers Institute Approach.


Our 2019 Yale National Fellows are:

  • Bret Plavchak, Allderdice High School
  • Lauren Freeman, Dilworth PreK-5
  • Sean Means, Westinghouse Academy