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Roots Director of Operations and Innovation Explains Her Role

Roots Director of Operations and Innovation, Jill Tew, shares how her role supports teachers.


Transcript: Jill Tew: job is to make sure that teachers can focus as much of their mental energy and their time and focus on how to be the best and do the best work for our kids on instruction and data analysis and everything that goes into being a really excellent teacher, as opposed to – “When is payroll hitting this week?’ or “Are they going to fix that light that’s out in my classroom?” or “Where are we going to teach next year?” Right? So, all the facility stuff, the finance stuff, the technology piece – that’s all me and my team.

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