President Elizabeth A. Davis

Elizabeth A. Davis, a 40 year highly effective, award-winning educator has always been at the forefront of public education advocacy and reform. She was teaching at Phelps Architecture and Engineering High School before winning the election for president of the Washington Teachers' Union  in July 2013. Dedicated to advancing and promoting quality education, improving teaching and learning conditions and aggressively protecting teachers' rights, Elizabeth believes that we can reimage the Washington Teachers Union to become a union of professionals that will be highly respected by the DC community at large.

Elizabeth's writing about social justice teaching and teacher leadership has been published  in three nationally acclaimed books; Putting the Movement back Into Civil Rights Teaching; Writing for A Change and How Teachers Become Leaders. She is a member of DC Mayor Muriel Bowser's Education Transition team, the American Federation of  Teachers PPC, the Metro Labor Council Executive Board, Delta Kappa Gamma International Society for Women Educators, the DC Area Writing Project, the National Commission on Writing and Howard University's Board of Visitors.

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