Two million. That’s how many educators are expected to begin their careers in the next 10 years, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Sure, the landscape they’re crossing will include some roadblocks, but early career educators are just as committed to their students, peers, and the profession as our beloved veteran educators. These young educators are building networks of support, growing their skillset, and raising their voices as leaders in their profession and their union. Who are these educators? Well, let’s just say, this next generation of educators comes with a lot of heart, spirit, and determination. Here’s a glimpse at 30 young educators who—early into their professions—are already creating change.