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Adult speaking to a group at a table.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) is supported by program evaluators who study the initiatives through which technical assistance is facilitated with State Education Agency (SEA) clients.
Student and teacher looking at a computer screen.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
The last two years have heralded unprecedented changes in education. In a matter of weeks in March 2020, students transitioned from attending school in physical classrooms to participating—as best as they could—in virtual classrooms.
Three adults standing in front of a screen.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
During the 2022 National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) Conference, staff of the Region 8 CC and Michigan Department of Education (MDE) team members gave three presentations.
Three adults chatting at a table.
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
In this month's blog, we talk to some members of the Region 8 CC staff about the difference between Technical Assistance and Capacity Building.
Two students reading from books.
Author: T.J. HorwoodAuthor: Caitlin HowleyDate:
In this installment of the Region 8 CC staff spotlight, we profile our new Co-Director, Dr. Caitlin Howley.
ESEA Conference Opening Session
Author: Dumdi BaribeDate:
During the 2022 National ESEA Conference, held in New Orleans this year, the Region 8 CC and Michigan Department of Education (MDE) team led three workshops during the Wednesday and Friday sessions.

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The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The brief highlights how educator preparation programs, institutions of higher education, and school districts can improve the teacher…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center developed this brief as part of its support for the Indiana Department of Education’s educator recruitment and retention efforts. The document details the different types of recruitment and retention data and how to use such data to answer key questions. In…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center (Region 8 CC) assisted the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) in finding research-based strategies for recruiting teachers. This report focuses on the techniques and approaches IDOE, districts, and schools can use in their efforts to recruit teachers,…
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center is partnering with the Ohio Department of Education to implement strategies and develop tools and resources to support a diverse teacher workforce and advance academic excellence for all students. This resource document highlights online equity-centered…