Teach for L.I.F.T.
Great educators are on a mission to give every child an opportunity for an excellent education
We’re aligned with your mission for excellence
The mission of Project L.I.F.T. is to accelerate the improvement of academic outcomes in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ west Charlotte corridor by coordinating and concentrating public and private resources, reform strategies and support.
We provide support for educators to boost their teaching effectiveness in the classroom and beyond
Recruiting, training and retaining excellent principals and effective teachers.
Focusing on how to provide extended learning opportunities.
Providing access to technology and offering resources to help increase the use of technology.
Working to create a team of engaged parents, motivated mentors and community connections.
The L.I.F.T. Effect: Progress by the numbers
What we look for in educators
Achievementthe drive and actions to set challenging goals and reach a high standard of performance despite barriers
Initiative and Persistencethe drive and actions to do more than is expected or required in order to accomplish challenging tasks
Impact and Influenceacting with the purpose of affecting perceptions, thinking and actions of others
Teamworkthe ability and actions needed to work with others to achieve shared goals
Belief in Learning Potentiala belief that all students, regardless of circumstances, can learn at levels higher than their current achievement
Coachabilitythe desire to grow and achieve by learning from the examples set by mentors, staff and fellow teachers
Benefits of joining L.I.F.T.
- The opportunity to work with mission-aligned, committed staff
- High quality professional development
- Leadership and career advancement opportunities (e.g., Opportunity Culture, Emerging Leaders program)
- Innovative learning through teacher and classroom level grants
- Recruitment and retention bonuses to the best teachers
- Support for students by offering on-site medical, mental and social services