Take the Framework for Teaching Further 

Use Charlotte Danielson's Framework for Teaching & Teaching Channel to create a roadmap for growth.

The Danielson Group and Teaching Channel have partnered to help educators use the Framework for Teaching to help ensure great teaching for every student, everywhere.


Work with your peers to tag, analyze, and discuss any of our 600+ Framework-aligned classroom videos.


Assign your team Framework-aligned courses designed for their specific areas of growth.


Use our video observation platform for coaching and mentoring with the Framework for Teaching rubrics.


The Framework for Teaching and Teaching Channel are better together. Use the Framework for Teaching to create an actionable plan for professional development at your school or district.

"Teachers need support, not scores."

- The Danielson Group


How to Bring the Framework to Your School or District

Embed the Framework for Teaching in your school or district's professional development program using the Teaching Channel Plus platform. Give your team access to tools like the Framework for Teaching rubrics within a video observation platform, 1,400+ classroom videos, and courses tied directly to the Framework for Teaching.

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Add an Asynchronous 10-hour Course to Dive Deeper

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The Framework for Teaching: A Common Vision of Instructional Excellence

Designed for teachers, instructional coaches, and school leaders, this 10-hour add-on course will build a foundational understanding of the Framework for Teaching. Participants will draw connections between the Framework and their own practice as we focus on using the Framework as the centerpiece of a learning culture and teacher-directed inquiry.

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Free Webinar: The Framework for Teaching in Your School Community


The Framework for Teaching in Your School Community

Join The Danielson Group and Teaching Channel at a free webinar to learn more about how to utilize the Framework for Teaching this school year. You’ll get to see great teaching in action and explore research-based strategies that support the individual and collective efforts of teachers and administrators in positively impacting student learning. Our panel of expert educators is ready to help you get the tools you need to support both students and teachers during a school year like no other.

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Meet Our Speakers


Wendy Amato

Chief Academic Officer

Wendy is an active teacher education specialist and uses her PhD in Curriculum and Instruction to develop and facilitate professional development and continuing education. 


Guy Harrington

President of Teaching Channel

Guy Harrington is a former special education teacher and principal. He has worked with school districts, state departments of education, and universities across the United States, and focused on providing products and services that positively impact education across all grade levels. 


Jim Furman

Executive Director at The Danielson Group

Dr. Jim Furman has years of teaching experience at middle and high schools around the country. Jim has supported school leaders in urban schools to build and improve systems of teacher professional development; redesigned teacher preparation programs, field experiences, and assessments; and conducted research focused on teacher preparation and adolescent literacy.


Shirley R. Hall

Director of Partnerships & Program Delivery at the Danielson Group

Shirley has decades of experience as an elementary teacher, teacher of the blind and visually impaired, elementary principal, and central office administrator. She trains educators in the United States and abroad, specializing in teacher practice, school leadership, and formative assessment of student learning.