Recruitment & Retention
Education news, analysis, and opinion about efforts to hire and keep school and district staff.
- Recruitment & Retention Webinar EdRecruiter 2020 |The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on K-12 Recruiting and RetentionThe pandemic has made for an unprecedented period in K-12 education. It has forced educators at every level to rethink how they do their jobs; to prepare to pivot to a different method of deliveringRecruitment & Retention Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Teacher Shortages?Quiz yourself: How are districts responding to existing and expected teacher shortages, and what factors influence teacher shortages?Recruitment & Retention Teacher Morale and Student Enrollment Declining Under COVID-19, Survey ShowsA new EdWeek Research Center survey examines what educators are thinking on a host of issues as they begin the 2020-21 academic year.Recruitment & Retention How Districts Can Show They Are Committed to Building a More Racially Diverse WorkforceHere are some ways for districts and schools to demonstrate that they value and support teachers of color.Recruitment & Retention Recruiting and Retaining Teachers of Color: Why It Matters, Ways to Do ItSome districts are making gains in recruiting and holding onto Black, Hispanic, and Asian teachers. Here are some ideas for how to do it.Recruitment & Retention Holding On to Older Teachers in the Pandemic: Ideas for DistrictsWith nearly 20 percent of teachers in public schools age 55 or older, administrators need to give special consideration to their health and safety as they craft plans for reopening.Recruitment & Retention Coronavirus Is Pushing Teacher Hiring Online. Here's What That MeansDistricts that can screen, interview, and select candidates virtually will have less disruption to their hiring, despite how coronavirus is upending every aspect of school operations.Recruitment & Retention Video Revamping How a School System Hires, Places, and Supports Teachers and EducatorsGonzalo La Cava, chief of human resources in Palm Beach County, Fla., knows that schools must be strategic about finding the right teachers.Recruitment & Retention What the Research Says Eliminating High-Stakes Testing May Not Lessen Most Teacher TurnoverFor many teachers, high-stakes testing is a major source of frustration—but they're not necessarily quitting over it.Recruitment & Retention Leader To Learn From Revamping Hiring and Support for TeachersGonzalo La Cava, the chief of human resources in The School District of Palm Beach County, Fla., has tackled high teacher vacancies by building a pipeline into the teaching profession for non-traditional candidates, better matching teachers’ skills and experiences to the needs of schools, and ensuring that new teachers get support during the critical early years on the job. He is recognized as a 2020 Leader To Learn From.Recruitment & Retention Leader To Learn From On a Mission to Help Student-Teachers ThriveMarsha Francis, the program manager of the First STEP program in Georgia’s Fulton County district, has overhauled how the Fulton County, Ga., school system supports teacher-candidates during their clinical experience, by providing carefully selected mentors, professional development, a stipend, and guaranteed placement in the district after graduation.Recruitment & Retention Quiz Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Teacher Recruitment?Quiz Yourself: What are today's biggest challenges to teacher recruitment?