Topic:
Recruiting Teachers for Diverse Classrooms
Event date:
Event time:
9:00 to 10:30 AM
Overview:

This webinar will begin with a brief overview of current staffing trends in California’s PK-12 public schools with a focus on the impact that teacher shortages and diversity gaps have on students. Presenters will then describe strategies, including “developmental advising,” financial aid, and campaigns targeting high school and community college students that have proven effective in increasing the enrollment and diversity of candidates applying for credential programs. 

  • Diversity gaps between California’s PK-12 teachers and students
  • Why teacher-student diversity gaps matter
  • Strategies for closing the diversity gaps
    • Effective advising as a recruitment tool: what it looks like and strategies for achieving it
    • Nomination campaigns and celebration of teaching events that target high school and community college students
  • Brief look ahead at upcoming diversity-focused webinars
Facilitator(s):
Ken Futernick, Director of CSU EduCorps
Presenters:
Paul Tuss, Director, CSU Educator Quality Center
Ernest Black, CasStateTEACH
Aimee Nelson, CSU, Fullerton
Joanne Van Boxtel, Cal Poly Pomona
Janene Perez, San José State
Ken Futernick, CSU Chancellor’s Office