“By October 2023, teacher apprenticeship programs had been formally registered in 26 states plus Puerto Rico and were under development in five states plus the District of Columbia.”… Five take-aways in this article from Amaya Garcia at New America. Apprenticeship Gives School Districts a Bigger Role in Teacher Preparation Apprenticeship Puts Paid Clinical Preparation Front … Continued
“But the Charleston County school district in South Carolina, one of the many states requiring its teacher-librarians to earn a master’s degree, has managed to successfully reverse its former teacher-librarian vacancy rate in the last five years. And it did so without recruiting professionals from outside the district.” See the full story.
“The Teacher Apprenticeship Program is a new way to train, hire, and keep the best and brightest educators. Applicants join the program, and then become teachers’ “apprentices.” They start as paraprofessionals and watch and learn from experienced teachers. This on-the-job experience and instruction will lead to a bachelor’s degree and a professional educator certificate. On … Continued