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REL Midwest and Southwest Event: Making Connections: Exploring Educator Movement Between Districts
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October 4, 2017

Time: 12:00 -1:30 PM Central Time

Location: Virtual

Description: This webinar focuses on research addressing the teacher pipeline and the mobility of teachers between schools and districts. Presenters will discuss 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 will respond to the presentations and share state initiatives to meet teacher staffing needs. Presenters will briefly highlight two upcoming REL Southwest studies related to teacher supply and demand.

Audience: The target audience for this event will include state education agency administrators, district superintendents, assistant superintendents, other district staff, principals, teachers, and education researchers.

Name: Yinmei Wan, Ph.D.
Title: Senior Researcher
Affiliation: REL Midwest

Name: Robyn Miller
Title: Deputy Superintendent for Educator Effectiveness & Policy Research
Affiliation: Oklahoma State Department of Education

Name: Jim Lindsay, Ph.D.
Title: Principal Researcher
Affiliation: REL Midwest

Name: Elia Dimayuga-Bruggeman
Title: Special Assistant to the Commissioner
Affiliation: Minnesota Department of Education

Name: Kate Sullivan, Ph.D.
Title: Senior Researcher
Affiliation: REL Southwest

Name: Valeriy Lazarev, Ph.D.
Title: Senior Research Scientist
Affiliation: REL Southwest

Name: Jackie Burniske
Title: Senior Technical Assistance Consultant
Affiliation: American Institutes for Research

Report Citation: Podgursky, M., Ehlert, M., Lindsay, J., & Wan, Y. (2016). An examination of the movement of educators within and across three Midwest Region states.

Lindsay, J., Wan, Y., Berg-Jacobson, A., Walston, J., & Redford, J. (2016). Strategies for estimating teacher supply and demand using student and teacher data.

Cora Goldston
(312) 690-7391
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