“Grow Your Own” Teacher Prep Program in Rural Wisconsin
District of Mauston, Wisconsin
Mauston High School Teacher Leah Lechleiter-Luke was seeing firsthand the difficulty of attracting teachers to her rural school district in Mauston, WI, and the strain the teacher shortages were putting on her district.
Transforming Teacher Retention through Mentorship
South Dakota Schools, South Dakota
Sharla Steever, a Learning Specialist, wanted to address the critical need for teacher retention in her rural district, particularly within its higher-needs schools.
Leveraging Partnerships To Strengthen New Teachers
Harrison School District Two, Colorado
Colorado Springs, CO Instructional Coordinator Dawn-Antoinette Thomas recognized that increasing numbers of new hires to Harrison School District Two each year were straining the district’s available resources for new staff training.
Building A Teacher Mentorship Pipeline in Rural Wyoming
Albany County School District 1, Wyoming
Joan James, Assistant Professor at the University of Wyoming College of Education, wanted to establish a stronger partnership between the university and the local school district in her community. She and her team wanted to improve communication between the two entities. Improved communication would...