Recruitment & Hiring
Learn more about efforts to attract school and district staff and choose the best candidate for the job
How Many Job Openings Are There in Public Schools and Universities?
See how many unfilled jobs there are in public schools and universities, and how the number of open positions has grown over the last decade.
Recruitment & Retention From Our Research Center What's Keeping People From Becoming Teachers? An Eye-Popping To-Do List, for One
Ninety percent of educators say that the demands of the job make it harder to recruit and retain teachers.
Recruitment & Retention Q&A Behind the Podcast That's Trying to Entice More People of Color Into Teaching
New York City uses outside-the-box strategies to recruit and retain educators of color.
English-Language Learners Recruiting More Bilingual Teachers: The Challenges and Solutions
A new report highlights why more bilingual teachers are needed and how to build such a pipeline.
Recruitment & Retention Staff Shortages in Schools Are Here to Stay. Here's Why
School districts are still struggling to hire qualified candidates in special education, transportation, and STEM.
School & District Management The 'Amazon Effect' Is Fueling Bus Driver Shortages. How Schools Keep the Wheels Turning
Delivery jobs have attracted some would-be bus drivers away from schools, making it more difficult to transport students.
School & District Management AI Could Save School Districts Time and Money—If They Use It Correctly
Technology experts believe artificial intelligence tools could help districts on everything from facilities to recruitment.
Recruitment & Retention Letter to the Editor We Need Better Efforts to Hire and Retain Black Teachers
Recruitment efforts are often all sound and fury, with no change, writes an academic director.
Recruitment & Retention How to Support New Teachers So They Stay—and Thrive
Job interviews that highlight schools' strengths, looking at teacher applicants' assets, and giving new hires layers of support all matter.
Recruitment & Retention How These State and District Leaders Are Solving Teacher Shortages
Three experts share the benefits and drawbacks of the strategies they've tried out.
Recruitment & Retention How to Recruit and Retain Bilingual Teachers and Men of Color
Mentoring and building personal relationships can be powerful tools for recruiting and retaining educators of color and bilingual teachers.