Tennessee Minority Teaching Fellows Program

The Minority Teaching Fellows Program is intended to encourage talented minority Tennesseans to enter the teaching field in Tennessee. The award is $5,000 per year for students who pursue a teacher certification at an eligible Tennessee college or university.

Minneapolis Public Schools Human Resources Equity and Diversity Impact Assessment

This report examines the extent to which Minneapolis Public School's human resources policies, practices, and procedures influence the recruitment, hiring, and retention of effective teachers of color.

Indiana Department of Education, Charter School Programs: Quality Counts Teacher Recruitment & Retention Grant

The Teacher Recruitment & Retention Grant program supports efforts to recruit, select, train, and retain highly effective teachers to teach in Indiana public charter schools. Funding is available for LEAs to conduct teacher recruitment and retention activities, especially for hard to recruit/retain teaching staff and in areas that have historically struggled with teacher recruitment and retention.

Education Commission of the States Teacher License Reciprocity Database

This database provides information about how states approach specific teacher licensure reciprocity policies, including detailed information on the requirements for each state's reciprocity agreement for teachers seeking to transfer their teaching credential to another state.

Boston Teacher Residency

Boston Teacher Residency is an AmeriCorps-supported program that combines a yearlong classroom apprenticeship with targeted master’s level coursework. The program includes co-teaching with collaborating teachers and experienced teacher educators, earning an MA Initial Teacher Licensure, and receiving a living stipend and health benefits.

Minnesota Department of Education’s Competitive Grow Your Own Grant Opportunity FY20

This initiative from the Minnesota Department of Education supports efforts to increase the racial diversity of the teacher workforce by providing grants to school districts with significant populations of students of color to develop innovative Grow Your Own programs.

Teach Strong

The TeachStrong campaign is a national coalition of more than 60 education organizations dedicated to modernizing and elevating the teaching profession. The campaign calls for states to invest in and develop policies that better recruit, develop, support, and compensate teachers throughout their careers. is a nonprofit organization operated by the U.S. Department of Education and Microsoft that provides information, guidance, coaching, and ongoing virtual support to individuals seeking options for educator certification.

Louisiana “Be A Teacher” Campaign

This campaign from the Louisiana Department of Education attracts high-quality educators by providing information about traditional and alternative pathways to teacher certification.

South Carolina “Dedication to Education” Campaign

South Carolina's "Dedication to Education" campaign provides guidance and resources to individuals interested in becoming educators. The South Carolina Department of Education launched an advertising campaign in 2018 via television, YouTube, and social media to improve the image of public schools and to attract teachers.


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