New Article: Building and Sustaining A Robust and Diverse Teacher Pipeline

Posted by The Center for Black Educator Development on January 3, 2023

Retaining teachers from diverse backgrounds begins with a culture that is intentionally nonhostile and supportive to those educators—i.e., anti-racist. If a school or district leader is first committed to achieving an anti-racist school and district culture, and the Black and Brown teachers and leaders in the system feel that commitment from leadership, retention of Black and Brown teachers will follow. And while embracing anti-racism and working to spread it is necessary, it is not sufficient. It is the floor, rather than the ceiling, for creating a culture that retains Black and Brown teachers.

Read the full article by Sharif El-Mekki of the Center for Black Educator Development.

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