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GFO Champion

Become a GFO Champion

A GFO Champion is anyone who shares facts about the teaching profession by using the materials and messages from the GFO project locally or nationally.

By registering as a GFO Champion you will:

  • Appear on the GFO Map
  • Be listed on the website
  • Be able to log activities and earn points towards different Champion levels
  • Be able to list this effort on your CV and on your end-of-year your faculty evaluations 

Register Here

Log your Champion activity 

Once you are registered, you can log your GFO related activities! 

Each activity you log qualifies for a specific number of points that you can earn towards your GFO Champion status which is displayed on the map.

Log a GFO Champion Activity Here

Points needed for Champion Status

Status

Points Needed

Champion

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1-Star Champion

10 Points

2-Star Champion

25 Points

3-Star Champion

50 Points

Points associated with various GFO activities

Activity

Points Earned

Research local teacher salary & retirement data

4 Points

Faculty Presentation/Workshop

5 Points

Student Presentation

4 Points

Conversation with a student sharing information from the GFO materials

3 Points

Conversation with a faculty member sharing information from the GFO materials

3 Points

Customize and use the GFO Flyer template

4 Points

Share GFO poster

2 Points

Share GFO brochure

2 Points

Collect PTaP and/or PTaP.HE data

3 Points

Share GFO related content on social media

1 Point

Key features of "Sharing the Facts"

What are the intended outcomes for “Sharing the Facts”?

  • Your audience will notice and understand messages related to Get the Facts Out.
  • Your audience will have positive attitudes toward teaching as a profession.
  • Your audience will engage in conversations with trusted others (peers, faculty, advisors, champion) to process ideas about teaching as a profession.

What should “Sharing the Facts” look like?

  • Addresses multiple stakeholders (students, faculty, staff, advisors, local teachers, etc.).
  • Reaches large numbers of stakeholders from within each audience.
  • Uses tested messages and resources from Get the Facts Out.
  • Uses multiple strategies and modalities (e.g. personal conversations, presentations, workshops, posters, flyers).
  • Uses multiple venues (e.g. classrooms, student groups, faculty meetings, etc.).

What should you do as a GFO Champion?

  • Actively seek out opportunities to share information about teaching as a profession.
  • Identify locally relevant data about teaching as a profession and update the Get the Facts Out materials.
  • Avoid voicing misperceptions about teaching as a profession.
  • Habitually correct misperceptions about teaching as a profession when others voice them, based on available facts.
  • Habitually share the positive aspects of teaching as a profession that are supported by data rather than anecdotes.
  • Seek to further your learning by engaging in the Get the Facts Out national community.