This article and photo originally appeared on the Central Michigan University website and are reprinted with permission.
What can you add to 688 to total 958?
In Central Michigan University’s teacher education programs, the answer is one year: From fall 2017 to fall 2018, admittance and enrollment in teacher ed grew from 688 students to 958, a 39% increase.
To Betty Kirby, acting dean of CMU’s College of Education and Human Services, the explanation is simple.
“CMU is the place to come for excellent teacher preparation,” she said, “and now is a great time to become a teacher.”