BIA Teachers and Leaders are uniquely qualified to ensure that students learn and grow each and every day.
Faculty Fun Facts: 10 earned master’s degrees 7 master’s degrees in progress 1 doctorate degree
5 faculty members with post secondary (college) work experience
7 faculty members with experience teaching abroad
2 faculty members with Teach for America Experience
137 years of total teaching experience
All BIA teachers:
Are intensely focused on maximizing the growth and achievement of each student. They are optimistic, even in the face of challenges, about what students can become and achieve. They approach the work of teaching with intensity and a willingness to put in extra time in order to help students. Their intensity carries over into their work with other professionals in creating dynamic professional learning environments.
Have positive relationships with students and other stakeholders within their school. They communicate openly and seek in punt that may improve what they can do for students. They listen to others and are especially open to what students have to say.
Get students motivated to learn by using intrinsic strategies that help them self-affirm. They are flexible, able to change course if it will enhance learning, and can see multiple options to solving issues. They effectively design, organize and manage the classroom maintaining a positive climate for learning. BIA teachers believe that they are measurably accountable for the growth and achievement of each student.
Work with parents as partners in their child’s learning and growth. They help students apply what they are learning to the real world and they understand that diversity is an asset to be celebrated.