TeacherGoals was founded in 2014 to highlight what's funny, frustrating, and fantastic about education. We are passionate about supporting and spotlighting educators. We believe that they are the heart of our education system and work tirelessly every day to ensure that students thrive. Our goal is to provide innovative resources, including books, blogs, conferences, podcasts, courses, and more, to provide innovative ways for educators to continue learning and growing. We would not exist without the amazing support from our educational community.
Meet the Team
Founder & CEO
Brad Weinstein founded TeacherGoals in 2014 as a way to inspire educators that do such important work with students. Brad is a publisher of education and children's books as well as leads the strategic vision of the organization.
Brad is the co-author of the Washington Post bestseller Hacking School Discipline and has been featured in numerous publications and podcasts. He is a co-author of The AI Classroom, and The Discipline Book (coming soon). He has spent the last several years working with schools across the world with the implementation of his work.
Brad has dedicated his career to empowering students with the skills they need for success in a rapidly changing world. He first carried out this vision as an elementary and middle school teacher before later becoming the principal of a high school on the east side of Indianapolis. Brad went on to be the founding Director of Curriculum and Instruction for a STEM-focused network of schools dedicated to authentic learning by tackling real-world problems.
Chief operating officer
Alaina Clark-Weinstein joined TeacherGoals in 2020 and has been an integral part of advancing the organization and spearheading new initiatives. Alaina oversees the day-to-day tasks and operational functions of TeacherGoals. Prior to joining TeacherGoals, she worked as a bioanalytical chemist at Eli Lilly.
Alaina Clark-Weinstein tutored underserved and underprivileged elementary students in the Indianapolis, Indiana area for several years. She focused primarily on reading and math skills with students that needed additional support. She went on to tutor high school and college students on science and math topics, even helping students get into their desired colleges and programs. Alaina did a double major at Butler University and holds a B.A. in chemistry and biology.
CHIEF Content OFFICER
Amanda Fox, is the Chief Content Officer for Teachergoals and currently resides in Louisville, Kentucky. She has taught English Language Arts, Social Studies, Film, Journalism, and enjoys writing, illustrating, and cooking in her free time.
Recipient of the 2016 ISTE Emerging Leader Award, recognized as a PBS Digital innovator for her initiatives in enhancing student learning with technology, Fox has also served as President of the Young Educator Network for ISTE, and received the President's Volunteer Award in 2018. She is the author of The AI Classroom, The Canva Classroom, Teachingland: A Teacher's Survival Guide to the Classroom Apocalypse, Zom-Be A Design Thinker, and Markertown.
podcast host and Events coordinAtor
Erica Terry joined TeacherGoals in 2021 and helps manage technology, sponsorship opportunities, and is the host of the TeacherGoals Podcast. While inspiring educators to create a life they love embodies her professional passion, her husband, Melvin, and daughter, Eva are the driving forces and greatest blessings in her life.
Erica Terry has 19 years of experience as an educator and she currently serves as an educational consultant that empowers co-teachers to build collaborative relationships and transform instruction to meet the needs of all students. In addition to her role as an educational consultant, she is the author of Classroom to CEO in 30 Days and host of the Classroom to CEO Podcast, where she equips educators with actionable tools and resources to turn their classroom knowledge and experience into a profitable online business by creating multiple streams of income.