As with any public endeavor, representation matters when it comes to the teaching profession.
The Region 8 Comprehensive Center hosted a webinar to discuss Dual Credit in Indiana, particularly dual credit in rural school districts. The Center of Excellence in Leadership of Learning (CELL) shared highlights and recommendations from a recent effort to study Indiana’s dual credit teacher…
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 supporting the Michigan Department of Education (MDE) in their mission to center student voice in social and emotional learning. Educators and students will work together in providing safe spaces and healthy environments for all students to share their…
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…
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. Recognizing that mentoring and induction is an effective way to improve teacher effectiveness and teacher retention,…
What does it take to innovate across traditionally siloed spaces? In March 2020, a group of education and youth development professionals met to kick off what would become Future Proud Michigan Educator (FPME) LAUNCH.
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.
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.
Mentoring and induction is an effective way to improve teacher effectiveness and teacher retention. But a “one size fits all” approach to mentoring doesn’t work. Teachers from diverse backgrounds face specific challenges and benefit from mentoring and induction that is tailored to their needs.