Back to Educational Leadership May 2018 Bolstering the Teacher Pipeline
Volume 75 | Number 8
Bolstering the Teacher Pipeline
12 New Teacher Immersion
Susan Totaro and Mark Wise
An intensive orientation program gives novice teachers in one district a game-changing introduction to the instructional culture.
18 Rethinking Teacher Recruitment
Schools need to take cues from other industries to seek top talent and reframe the teaching profession.
24 Emotional Resilience: The Missing Ingredient
Recognizing the power of emotions and cultivating emotional resilience can help schools retain teachers.
32 Alignment: The Cornerstone of Teacher Prep
Benjamin Riley and Valerie Sakimura
Stronger coordination between teacher-educator programs and school districts can solidify the knowledge and skills that novice teachers need.
38 Getting Smart about Student Teaching
By better leveraging the student-teaching process, school leaders can reduce costs and improve their talent pipeline.
44 The Changing Face of Teaching
Richard Ingersoll, Lisa Merrill, and Daniel Stuckey
An analysis of nearly 30 years of data on the teaching force sheds new light on the makeup of the occupation—and on staffing priorities.
50 To Diversify the Teacher Workforce, Start Early
Ramon B. Goings, Robin Brandehoff, and Margarita Bianco
This grow-your-own program offers a model for disrupting inequity by attracting high school students of color into teaching.
56 Learning from Black Male Teachers Who Thrive
Schools say they want to get more black men into classrooms. The words of four teacher leaders give clues for how to do so.
62 Lessons from a Teacher Residency
A. Lin Goodwin, Rachel Roegman, and Emilie Mitescu Reagan
A preparation program in New York City aims to give teaching candidates a more clinically rich experience.
69 Teacher Prep Goes Elementary
Alison J. Clark, Sanja Cale, Jennifer Strangio-Lott, Susan Folkson, and Jody Cardinal
When education students take their courses in an elementary school, the possibilities for authentic learning grow.
74 What Matters to Millennial Teachers?
A guide to inspiring, supporting, and retaining the newest generation of teachers.
7 Perspectives/Recruitment, Retention, and Resilience
81 Research Matters/Staffing Lessons from Abroad
We can learn a few things from Finland about retaining teachers.
83 Show & Tell: A Video Column/Teens Need Mentors
Douglas Fisher and Nancy Frey
Every adult in our school mentors 11 students. It works.
86 The Techy Teacher/Creating a New Narrative about Teaching
Changing perceptions is key to recruitment.
88 Principal Connection/How to Start on a High Note
Thomas R. Hoerr
Plan now to make your teachers’ return in August ultra-positive.
90 Confronting Inequity/The Black Male Teacher Gap
H. Richard Milner IV
Bringing more black men into teaching could help underserved students.
92 One to Grow On/A Teacher Lost in the Pipeline
Carol Ann Tomlinson
If we don’t motivate our best teachers, we will lose them to other professions.
89 Index to Advertisers
95 ASCD Community in Action
96 EL Takeaways/Improving the Pipeline
The Grow-Your-Own Game Plan
High school teacher academy programs can give students a chance to test drive teaching—and make an impact.
7 Keys to Restoring the Teacher Pipeline
A combination of local policies and practices can help restore the profession.
Tell Me About . . ./The Best Piece of Advice You Received When You Started Teaching
Video: Show Them Teaching Is Lovable
Dan Brown, cofounder of Educators Rising, on the need to attract high school students into teaching.