What is Opportunity Culture (OC)?
The Opportunity Culture initiative helps to extend the reach of excellent teachers and their teams to more students, for more pay, within recurring budgets. Yearlong, paid residencies make on-the-job learning possible before teaching and leading.
- Teachers lead the way
Each El Paso ISD Opportunity Culture school has created a team of teachers and school leaders to design Opportunity Culture models around their individual school needs.
- More students are reached with excellent teaching
Multi-classroom Leaders reach more students directly or by leading teaching teams. Team Teachers get the support they need to deliver excellent instruction to students consistently.
- Large, permanent pay supplements
Opportunity Culture stipends are funded through existing budgets - ensuring sustainability.
- Protected, school-day planning and collaboration time
Through creative scheduling, teams have protected, in-school time to collaborate, plan, and improve instruction.
- Accountability matches responsibilities.
Teachers can focus on their best subjects and roles with more students, with accountability matching what they take on.