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Recruiting and Retaining a More Diverse Teaching Workforce

This event occurred on February 25, 2021 12:57 PM EST, but is available to view on-demand.
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Join us for our upcoming webinar, Recruiting and Retaining a More Diverse Teaching Workforce, as we dive into one of the most important topics confronting today’s K-12 educational landscape. During the webinar, we will:

  • Uncover exclusive data from Education Week Research Center on teachers’ attitudes and behaviors around diversity in the classroom
  • Share exclusive data from Education Week Research Center on the extent to which K-12 districts prioritize an increasingly diverse educator workforce
  • Reveal the disconnect in many K-12 classrooms between the racial makeup of students and teachers, and why it matters
  • Hear from our panelists who will share insights on what it’s like to be a teacher and a principal of color
  • Learn effective strategies for recruiting and retaining a more racially diverse workforce
  • Have a Q&A to ask questions directly to each of our panelists
Speakers
Leona Fowler
Instructional Support Teacher New York City Public Schools
Bernadette Gerace
Director of Recruitment & Retention Prosper Independent School District (TX)
Daman Harris
Principal, Wheaton Woods Elementary Montgomery County Public Schools
Moderator
Elizabeth Heubeck is an independent journalist and communications consultant whose areas of interest include K-12 education, parenting, and health and wellness.

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