Educators Rising is a community-based model, in which chapters at schools feed teacher preparation programs at institutes of higher education with the support of state departments of education and local funders and foundations. These entities come together to provide a clear pathway to increase teacher diversity and teacher quality.
This report shares examples from California of partners working together to bring local resources to their residencies to improve sustainability. The report sets the California context and briefly describes how securing funding for residencies can help to address teacher shortages, while increasing the diversity of the teaching workforce. The report also provides concrete strategies that programs can use to move toward long-term sustainable funding, with examples of how specific programs in California have successfully implemented select strategies.
This report from the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education outlines research-based promising practices for the recruitment of male teachers of color. The report highlights the Black and Hispanic/Latino Male Teacher Networked Improvement Community, a program that pilots innovative solutions to increase recruitment of teachers of color.
This program, funded by the California Local Solutions to the Shortage of Special Education Teachers Grant, creates a pathway for current general education teachers and related instructional personnel to earn a special education teaching credential at San José State University at no cost.
The STAR Program provides high school juniors and/or seniors an opportunity to learn about teaching as a career through one-credit courses offered at their high schools that may be used for college credit in the field of education.
This toolkit, created by the Mid-Atlantic Comprehensive Center, was developed to assist Delaware districts in identifying immediate actions and long-term strategies to hire and retain effective educators.
This guide, written by the New York City Department of Education’s Office of Teacher Recruitment & Quality, provides an overview of the job search, interview, and hiring processes for prospective teachers in New York City.
Fontbonne's Paraprofessional Pathways to Teaching offers individuals employed as a paraprofessional or teacher assistant in a special education school setting a pathway to become a special education teacher, simultaneously earning a master’s degree and K–12 mild/moderate cross-categorical certification.
This website is operated and maintained by AIR. Contents related to the previous Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, are made available through this website.