Desiree Raught
Common Core Curriculum Writer, LGBT Liason


  • Common Core
  • Common Core assessments
  • Data and statistics
  • Gay students
  • Reading and literacy
  • Writing

Desiree Raught is a highly-effective rated English teacher in Washington, D.C. As a 2009 alumnus of the Teach for America program, she has worked hard to set ambitious goals for her students. In addition to raising student achievement, she is a Common Core curriculum writer for the District of Columbia Public Schools. She has written close reading modules, curriculum guides and novel guides. She also serves as an LGBT liaison, supporting LGBTQ students at her school and throughout the D.C. community. Creating a safe, welcoming environment where all students can learn is her top priority.