Year 4 Project Highlights

Work during our fourth project year continues to focus on providing high-quality technical assistance, building collaborative relationships, and supporting educational agencies to make systemic changes. View these project highlights to learn more about our work: Download the PDF

2023-06-27T13:51:37-04:00June 27th, 2023|Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, News|

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|

Strengthening Colorado’s Educator Workforce Pipeline Learning Community

The R12CC hosts quarterly learning community sessions focused on strengthening and diversifying the Colorado educator workforce for state, local, and preparation program leaders. The sessions provide an opportunity for participants to share the bright spots and opportunities in their work to improve educator recruitment and retention efforts, and

2023-10-18T10:20:08-04:00May 11th, 2023|Colorado, News|

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|