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REL Central Event: Diversifying and Widening the Teacher Pipeline with Grow Your Own Programs
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March 19, 2019

Time: 2:00–3:15 p.m. MT

Location: Virtual

Description: You are invited to participate in the REL Central webinar Diversifying and Widening the Teacher Pipeline with Grow Your Own Programs. This webinar will present an overview of current research on Grow Your Own programs that help to address educator shortages, retention, and diversity. The presenters will share examples of current evidence-based Grow Your Own programs (the Teacher Cadet Program of Colorado and the EdX Intern Program) in the REL Central region.

Partnership or Research Alliance: Educator Pipeline Research Alliance

Audience: The webinar is intended for state education agency and local education agency personnel, higher education faculty and staff, other educators, students, and community members who want to increase their understanding of Grow Your Own programs and look for ways to implement such programs within their states, districts, or communities.


  • Conra Gist, Associate Professor, Curriculum & Instruction, University of Houston
  • Michelle Dennis, Colorado Teacher Cadet Program Coordinator
  • Nicolle Adair, EdX Program Coordinator
  • Douglas Gagnon, Senior Researcher, REL Central
  • Douglas Van Dine, Researcher, REL Central

Report Citation: U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Research, National Center for Education Research. (2014). IES Rural Education Technical Working Group meeting summary. Washington, DC: Author. Retrieved from

Douglas Gagnon
(303) 766-9199 ext. 344
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