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REL Midwest Event: Improving and Diversifying the Teacher Pipeline
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May 24, 2021

Time: 3:00–4:15 p.m. Eastern Time
2:00–3:15 p.m. Central Time

Location: Virtual (Zoom)

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Description: This webinar will highlight key research takeaways and actionable strategies to help states and teacher preparation programs to build stronger, more diverse teacher pipelines. The webinar will discuss findings from a REL Midwest study on the characteristics and outcomes of those who enroll in public educator preparation programs in Indiana. State education leaders and educator preparation program directors will also discuss barriers to entering and completing educator preparation programs, strategies to improve equity, and strategies to support different affinity groups.

Partnership or Research Alliance: Midwest Alliance to Improve Teacher Preparation (MAITP)

Audience: This webinar is designed for state K–12 education agency leaders, state higher education leaders, and teacher preparation program leaders.


  • Scott Bogan, director of higher education and educator preparation programs, Indiana Department of Education
  • Billie Jo Day, Ph.D., researcher, REL Midwest
  • Rebecca Estes, director of leadership and innovation, Indiana Department of Education
  • Sarah-Kate LaVan, Ph.D., associate director, Office of Educator Excellence, Michigan Department of Education
  • Leah Nellis, Ph.D., dean and professor, School of Education, Indiana University Kokomo
  • Kathryn Obenchain, Ph.D., associate dean for learning, engagement, and global initiatives and professor, Purdue University
  • Max Pardo, researcher, REL Midwest
  • Yinmei Wan, Ph.D., senior researcher, REL Midwest

Report Citation: Wan, Y., Pardo, M., & Xia, J. (2021). Understanding the teacher pipeline for Indiana’s K-12 public schools (REL 2021- 065). U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Regional Educational Laboratory Midwest.

Cora Goldston
(312) 690-7391
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