Erica Ferguson is a 2018-19 Teach Plus Illinois Change Agent Teacher Leader. Erica teaches 3rd grade at Mahalia Jackson Elementary School. She is the teacher liaison of the Student Voice Committee and a member of the Instructional Leadership and Culture and Climate teams. Erica was certified in the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) created by the Right Question Institute (RQI) in the 2017-18 school year and presented at their midwest seminar on how inquiry inspires informed action and what that looked like in her classroom. She presented at Chicago Public Schools Summer Institute on the Gradual Release of Responsibility (GRR) and the Question Formulation Technique. She graduated from National Louis University with an EdS in Educational Leadership and received her MA in Education from the University of Phoenix.