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Exploring Educator Movement Between Districts

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Time: 12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. Central Time

Location: Virtual event (webinar)


This webinar focused on research addressing the teacher pipeline and the mobility of teachers between schools and districts. Presenters discussed two published REL Midwest research studies on teacher mobility trends and strategies for estimating teacher supply and demand. Following each presentation, leaders from the Oklahoma State Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Education responded to the presentations and shared state initiatives to meet teacher staffing needs. Presenters also briefly highlighted two upcoming REL Southwest studies related to teacher supply and demand.


  • Yinmei Wan, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Midwest
  • Jim Lindsay, Ph.D., Principal Researcher, REL Midwest
  • Robyn Miller, Ed.D., Deputy Superintendent for Educator Effectiveness and Policy Research, Oklahoma State Department of Education
  • Elia Dimayuga-Bruggeman, Special Assistant to the Commissioner, Minnesota Department of Education
  • Kate Sullivan, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Southwest
  • Valeriy Lazarev, Ph.D., Senior Researcher, REL Southwest