Teach for L.I.F.T.

Great educators are on a mission to give every child an opportunity for an excellent education

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Our Mission

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.

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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

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What we look for in educators

  • Achievement
  • Initiative and Persistence
  • Impact and Influence
  • Teamwork
  • Belief in Learning Potential
  • Coachability

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

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