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 strategies that five districts and schools in Colorado are employing to address teacher shortages. They are experiencing success with retaining teachers in schools with high-need populations and geographic factors associated with lower retention rates. See the Region 12 Comprehensive Center report, Addressing Educator Workforce Shortages: Colorado Bright Spots, for more information.

Infographic of Strategies Employed to Address Teacher Shortages