Bright Spots Highlight Effective Pipeline Strategies

R12CC staff are supporting the Colorado Department of Education (CDE) and its stakeholders to use geographic information systems (GIS) to map a variety of demographic, socioeconomic, and talent management data, including trend data, in order to explore the influences of place on educator workforce pipeline in the state. Recently, the project team has been working

2021-02-18T18:39:28-05:00February 18th, 2021|Colorado|

R12CC Welcomes New Colorado Co-Lead

R12CC welcomes Tracie Corner as the new state co-lead for Colorado. Tracie will provide technical assistance and support for projects focused on dropout prevention and identifying strategies to address educator shortages. Prior to this new role, Tracie served as an internal evaluation team member for both the Region 11 and 12 Comprehensive Centers. Tracie began

2021-02-03T14:57:09-05:00January 22nd, 2021|Colorado, News|

Stakeholders Examine GIS Maps for the Influences of Place on Educator Shortages

Leading up to the 2019–20 school year, Colorado schools sought to fill 7,242 teaching positions representing 13.25% of all teaching positions in the state (Colorado Department of Education, 2020). Of those positions, 1,132 remained unfilled or were filled through a shortage mechanism (e.g., long-term substitutes, retired educators, alternative / emergency authorizations). The ability to retain

2021-02-02T16:04:48-05:00November 20th, 2020|Colorado|