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Still Time to Turn Around Teacher Shortage While Conditions Are ‘Bending But Not Yet Broken,’ Conference Panel Reports

man listening while woman speaks

Strategies for teacher recruitment and retention, a growing concern among school leaders across the nation, were discussed in a Saturday session at the National Conference on Education in San Antonio. Sy Doan, associate policy researcher at RAND Corp. in Santa Monica, Calif., was accompanied by Alena Zachery-Ross, superintendent of Ypsilanti Community Schools in Michigan. The […]

[Video] Teacher Recruitment and Retention (2:32)

In this session, a Michigan superintendent offered attendees advice on providing a quality teacher workforce that improves the educational opportunities for all students. This story was produced by Silas Bryant at the 2023 AASA Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Read more.

Next Education Workforce, in Pre-Conference Workshop, Shares Its Model for Teaming Staff to Improve Classroom Environment, Student Learning

Randy Mahlerwein presenting a slide about educator teams

About 20 people attended a pre-conference workshop at AASA’s National Conference on Education Wednesday about the Next Education Workforce, a program that reimagines the design of the classroom model, leading to improved teacher retention, learning outcomes and attention to all children. “You cannot hand somebody 25 … or 180 children and think they can be […]