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Racial Diversity in the Teacher Workforce – Podcast 102

Racial Diversity in the Teacher Workforce  (January 2019) 

Karmen Rouland, CEE’s Associate Director of Technical Assistance & Training, talks with educators and professionals in the education field on teacher retention and recruitment for teachers of color. Each guest discusses their experiences and how to overcome the barriers from the teacher pipeline.

Podcast Speakers:

 

Karmen Rouland, Associate Director of Technical Assistance and Training here at the Center
for Education Equity at MAEC 

 

Kyair Butts, a 6th grade literacy teacher in Baltimore Public Schools.

 

Ceronne Daly, Managing Director of Recruitment, Cultivation, and Diversity Programs for
Boston Public Schools

 

Jacqueline Greer, Executive Director of the District of Columbia Urban Teacher Fellows

Show Length: 32 minutes 4 seconds

Show Notes:

  • Partnership with other organization is another avenue to overcome the issues with retention and recruitment for teachers of color.
  • Ceronne Daly discusses  teacher development and identify pipeline programs to recruit teachers of color into the Boston Public School System.
  • Jacqueline Greer talks about the Urban Teachers program (located in Baltimore, DC, and Dallas/ Fort Worth) which recruit, support, train, and coach teachers of colors. The program’s retention strategies focuses on race and gender centered on creating communities and teacher mentor-ship opportunities.
  • Kyair Butts, discusses what brought him into teaching, how he was recruited, and what makes him stay in the classroom.


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