Thriving Schools Require a Supply of High Quality Teachers

Teachers are the underpinning of our public schools. Their dedication, knowledge and skills change lives each day. Addressing Colorado’s teacher shortage crisis is essential to move our state forward.

The Colorado teacher shortage crisis has been front-and-center in the news. This recent article from Chalkbeat Colorado provides a good overview on the issue:

Colorado education officials hope these three ideas will reverse the state teacher shortage (click to read full article)

Colorado education leaders are zeroing in on three broad ways to curb the state’s teacher shortage:

  1. increasing compensation,
  2. improving preparation and training, and
  3. “lifting the profession.”