Impact Story: Charting Pathways Toward a Strengthened Educator Workforce in Colorado

Across the United States, vacancies in the educator workforce have drastically increased, exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Leading up to the 2021–22 school year, Colorado schools sought to fill 5,729 teaching positions, representing 10.33% of all teaching positions in the state. Of those openings, 1,568 (27.37%) remained unfilled or

2023-05-18T09:09:28-04:00May 16th, 2023|Colorado, Impact Stories, News, Resources|

Educator Workforce and Dropout Prevention: Spring 2023 Project Updates

Recent efforts to support Colorado education stakeholders’ use of a geographic information system (GIS) map to strengthen the workforce pipeline include transitioning the map to the Experience Version. This mapping software update includes an introduction to the map with links to resources and materials developed by R12CC to inform strategy selection, action planning, and implementation

2023-04-10T15:25:57-04:00April 10th, 2023|Colorado, News|

Educator Workforce and Dropout Prevention Project Implementation: Fall 2022 Updates

The Strengthening the Educator Workforce Pipeline project focuses on supporting education stakeholders to use geographic information system maps to understand factors that may be affecting educator shortages and identify and share effective locally developed practices with peers. As part of this work, the project team recently completed updates to the geographic information system map, including

2022-11-08T11:35:45-05:00November 8th, 2022|Colorado, News|