Skip Navigation
archived information
Skip Navigation

‘Heartbeat of the Community’ Documentary Screening: Preparing, Recruiting, and Retaining Teachers Remotely

Monday, June 22

Time: 2:30 p.m.–3:30 p.m. Central Time

Location: Virtual


Regional Educational Laboratory (REL) Midwest is hosting a virtual screening of its documentary Heartbeat of the Community. The session introduces actionable strategies to support teacher preparation and recruitment, particularly in rural communities and contexts affected by COVID-19. The screening includes relevant clips of the documentary interspersed with panel discussions.

Partnership: Midwest Alliance to Improve Teacher Preparation


  • Troy Haugen, Director of College and Career Readiness, Lakes Country Service Cooperative (Minnesota)
  • Jillian Davidson, Ph.D., Director of Clinical Experiences, Central Michigan University
  • Dan Frederking, Ed.D., Technical Assistance Consultant, REL Midwest
  • Carey Johnson, Principal, Parkers Prairie High School (Minnesota)