Arkansas can address teacher shortage through “Grow Your Own” programs

Dr. Conra D. Gist gives a speech at the Grow Your Own Educators Convening on Monday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville. The University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions Department of Curriculum and Instruction hosted a free symposium to create innovative pathways that address teacher shortages called the Grow Your Own Educators Convening. 
(NWA Democrat-Gazette/Caleb Grieger)
Dr. Conra D. Gist gives a speech at the Grow Your Own Educators Convening on Monday at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fayetteville. The University of Arkansas College of Education and Health Professions Department of Curriculum and Instruction hosted a free symposium to create innovative pathways that address teacher shortages called the Grow Your Own Educators Convening. (NWA Democrat-Gazette/Caleb Grieger)


FAYETTEVILLE -- To combat the ongoing teacher shortage, it's imperative to make the profession more attractive to more candidates and facilitate moves into the classroom through alternative means, according to several education experts who were part of Monday's inaugural "Grow Your Own Educators Convening," hosted by the University of Arkansas,...

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