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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Meet Our Speakers


Dr. 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. 

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Dr. Lee Kappes

Director of Learning Strategies

Lee’s career in education cuts across practice and policy at all levels of the education sector. In her 18 years as a classroom teacher, Lee lived out her belief that all students deserve highly-effective teachers. She went on to serve as a union president, staff developer, school leader, coach, and mentor, culminating in a position as a senior academic leader in an urban school district. 

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Brian Johnson

Assistant Director of Learning Design and Development

Brian's career began with 11 years as a teacher in New York City classrooms. During his time teaching, he was selected for several prestigious teaching awards and accolades. Brian was a semi-finalist for the U.S. Department of Education Classroom Teaching Ambassador Fellowship. He won the Sontag Prize in Urban Education where he studied pedagogy at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and taught at-risk students in Boston.

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Dr. Maria Akinyele

Assistant Director of Innovation & Strategic Partnerships

Dr. Maria Akinyele is a reader of philosophy, lover of museums, and author of a chapter in the forthcoming Teaching Black History in Schools. Dr. Akinyele specializes in leadership development and literacy instruction within urban schools. For the past fifteen years, she has helped numerous school leaders envision and implement equitable literacy practices that empower youth with cultural competence and critical thinking tools.