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Iowa Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) System

Iowa's Teacher Leadership and Compensation (TLC) System promotes retention by rewarding effective teachers with leadership opportunities and higher pay. The TLC system incentivizes educators to collaborate within their school settings and districtwide.

Teacher Shortage Solution Toolkit

This toolkit, developed by the Learning Policy Institute, provides resources to address teacher shortages including resources related to teaching conditions, supportive leadership, and collaboration.

Solving the Teacher Shortage: How to Attract and Retain Excellent Educators

This paper reviews an extensive body of research on teacher recruitment and retention, and identifies five major factors that influence teachers’ decisions to enter, stay in, or leave the teaching. One of the factors discussed is working conditions, including school leadership, professional collaboration and shared decision-making, accountability systems, and resources for teaching and learning.

High-Leverage Practices in Special Education: Collaboration

This brief highlights the following three high-leverage practices for K-12 teachers of students with disabilities: collaborate with professionals to increase student success; organize and facilitate effective meetings with professionals and families; and collaborate with families to support student learning and secure needed services.