Making the Case for Becoming a Teacher: Closing the Parity Gap in Recruitment
Colleges of Education are witnessing a decline in elementary teacher preparation programs creating an urgent need to recruit students. Part of these efforts means initiating recruitment efforts in junior and high schools. Included in these recruiting efforts is work around changing the narrative around teaching as a potential career. Here we share working with junior high school students to examine their perceptions of teachers in order to work towards closing the parity gap with recruiting efforts.
Childhood Education and Family Studies
Baker, A. Minor, Stefanie D. Livers, and Philip Steuer. "Making the Case for Becoming a Teacher: Closing the Parity Gap in Recruitment." SRATE Journal 29, no. 1 (2020): n1.