KEY Teachers


KEY Teacher Leaders serve as members of an elite team of HISD's best teachers tasked with developing meaningful learning opportunities for teachers, by teachers. KEY Teachers lead all New Teacher Saturday Learning Series, facilitate at New Teacher Academy, provide modeling of best instructional best practices, host HUB and JAM communities, provide PD and workshop follow-up as well as campus-based community, and participate in a wide variety of learning opportunities for all teachers across the district.



Putting It Into Practice: PLOT Team Success By the Numbers

  • More than 20% of KTs are promoted within the first year of serving as a KEY Teacher Leader
  • 10% of current campus assistant principals, teacher specialists, instructional coaches and specialists, and magnet coordinators are former Team members
  • More than 30% of KTs have graduated or currently pursuing their graduate degrees or doctorates within the last nine months