In the news: Two foundation leaders praise Next Education Workforce approach

Next Education Workforce is praised in EdWeek
July 27, 2022
Dolores Tropiano

The Next Education Workforce addresses the challenge of teacher retention, wrote Irene Chen and Stephanie Banchero in a recent column in EdWeek.The initiative was developed by Arizona State University’s Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College.

The opinion writers support the initiative, which transforms a one-teacher, one-classroom into a collaborative and more creative team-based model. Chen and Banchero, regular contributors to EdWeek, cite the success of this approach at Stevenson Elementary School in Mesa, Arizona.

“The team saw immediate results. Students were more engaged and educators were more satisfied than the previous year.” 

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