New Revolutionizing Education Podcast Features Diversifying Teacher Pipeline Case Story
Series one, episode three of the AACTE Podcast, Revolutionizing Education, is now available.
The latest episode features The RockTEACH Program at member institution Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. It covers the efforts of the university to diversify the teacher workforce by recruiting underrepresented minority high school students to the field of teaching, providing financial assistance and mentoring support through the RockTEACH Program. AACTE members Monique Alexander, Jeremy Lynch, Christine Walsh, and Linda Zane of Slippery Rock share the story, the situation, and the results of the program. Listeners will gain insight into a burgeoning and multifaceted program to support a diverse teacher pipeline and develop an understanding of the critical elements and challenges of their story.
This episode is one of six in the first Revolutionizing Education podcast series highlighting case stories by AACTE members who presented at AACTE’s 73rd Annual Meeting.
The first two episodes are also available, covering how to discover and foster joy in teacher education and the stories of a community that made a huge impact on their local education system. Episode one is presented by Kyle Harrison, Kelly Hayek, and Irene Ann Resenly from the University of Wisconsin and episode two features Eva Zygmunt from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana.
Throughout the summer, AACTE will release biweekly episodes covering a variety of topics within the educator preparation community, such as the difficulties and effects the pandemic has had on educator prep programs, how to transform teacher preparation in meaningful long-lasting ways and so much more. Check out new episodes all summer long at aacte.org.
Episodes of Revolutionizing Education are available on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, TuneIn, and Spotify, where you can not only listen to or download the podcast, but also leave ratings, reviews, and feedback.