Skip Navigation

Identifying Evidence-Based Practices for Recruiting, Training, and Retaining a Diverse Educator Workforce

December 3, 2018


For the past two years, REL Northwest has been providing training and consultation to the Washington State Vibrant Teaching Force (VTF) Alliance to identify and develop strategies to recruit, train, and retain a diverse and skilled teaching force that reflects the racial, ethnic, and linguistic diversity of Washington's students and is responsive to their learning needs.

As part of this work, alliance members asked what the research says about specific strategies for developing a diverse educator workforce, including designing grow-your-own teacher programs and removing potential barriers for teacher candidates of color. REL Northwest scanned the research and compiled what we found into five sets of meeting materials:

Learn more about these materials and how they can best be used in this blog post by Jason Greenberg Motamedi.