What is a gifted teacher? Gifted teachers are described as having passion, enthusiasm, and competence. In the classroom, they inspire an atmosphere of mutual trust, a commitment to student success, a mystery of language and the ability to explain concepts well.
The same skills that make Rebecca Fishman Lipsey a gifted teacher also make her a gifted consultant and business partner. Rebecca created a practice called “Radical Partners” to leverage her skills as a teacher and education reformer into a consultancy that helps entrepreneurs gain traction on their dreams and make progress on their visions.
She has ideas you can use to make the shift from vision to implementation. It involves finding the pieces of work that create momentum that move your project to the next stage
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UPDATE FROM ORIGINAL BROADCAST:
Today, Governor Rick Scott announced the appointment of Rebecca Fishman Lipsey to the State Board of Education.
Lipsey, 32, a former New York City public school teacher from Aventura, has held multiple leadership roles with Teach for America from 2006 to 2012 and served as the executive director of Teach for America in Miami-Dade from 2008 to 2012. From 2004 to 2006, Lipsey was a fourth and fifth grade public school teacher in New York City. Lipsey is currently serving as the chief executive officer of Radical Partners LLC. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania and master’s degree from Bank Street College of Education.
Governor Rick Scott said, “With an exceptional career in education, Rebecca is committed to student success and accountability, and it is clear she will be a tremendous advocate for all Florida students. Rebecca will help continue to ensure we are holding students to high standards in Florida and giving them the support they need to succeed in college and their career.”