Recruitment & Retention Live Online Discussion

A Seat at the Table: Chronic Teacher Shortage: Where Do We Go From Here?  

Wed., February 08, 2023, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ET
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Even before the pandemic struck, the field had been expressing concern about teacher shortages.

What will it take to create a teaching force with high retention? What needs to change? And how can the field adapt to develop a new outlook on the profession?

Joining Peter DeWitt will be popular author and educator Michael Fullan and elementary school principal Kim Doughty.  

Kim Doughty 
Principal, Peter G. Schmidt Elementary, Tumwater, Wash. 
Kim Doughty has been working in education for the past 28 years as an elementary teacher, dean of students, and school administrator. Currently, she is the principal of the school she attended as a 6th grader, Peter G. Schmidt Elementary in the Washington state school district of Tumwater from which she also graduated.  
Michael Fullan  
Global Director of Leadership, New Pedagogies for Deep Learning  
Michael Fullan is the global director of leadership for New Pedagogies for Deep Learning. A former dean of the Ontario Institute of Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto, Fullan is the author of several books, including the forthcoming The Principal 2.0: Three Keys to Maximizing Impact (Jossey-Bass).
Peter DeWitt
Opinion Contributor, Education Week
A former K-5 public school principal turned author, presenter, and leadership coach, Peter DeWitt provides insights and advice for education leaders. He pens an opinion blog for Education Week, Finding Common Ground and is the host of A Seat at the Table.
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