Program Evaluation to Strengthen Kansas’ Registered Teacher Apprenticeship

by Katie Allen Since 2022, Registered Teacher Apprenticeship (RTA) has become a new model of interest to many state and local education agencies as they seek to increase the number of highly qualified, licensed teachers. RTA is an on-the-job paid training model with mentoring that utilizes a

April 8th, 2024|

Voices from the Field: An Interview with Johann Liljengren from CDE

Voices from the Field spotlights stakeholders in Region 12 and their work to improve educational opportunities and outcomes. R12CC is privileged to collaborate with and share the insights of Johann Liljengren, Director of Dropout Prevention and Student Reengagement at the Colorado Department of Education (CDE).

October 30th, 2023|

Using Data to Strengthen and Diversify the Educator Workforce

by Christina Lemon Since COVID, media headlines continue to claim there is a teacher exodus brewing, and that American education is in crisis. But do the data support these claims? In December 2021, the National Council on Teacher Quality

October 23rd, 2023|

3 Critical Steps to Reduce Superintendent Turnover

by Karen Baptiste

Superintendent turnover is a complex phenomenon that is not easily addressed or discussed widely. Perhaps because teacher turnover rates continue to rise exponentially, it can be a feasible explanation as to why superintendent turnover has not received as much attention. This lack of attention has

September 12th, 2023|

Strategies Employed to Address Teacher Shortages Infographic

A talented teacher workforce is an essential foundation for improving educational outcomes for students. As such, securing teachers at all levels of the teacher pipeline (i.e., recruitment into the profession, onboarding for the profession, retention in the profession, and advancement within the profession) is necessary for student success.

This infographic highlights the effective

May 1st, 2023|
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