Recruitment and Retention
National Centers and Clearinghouses
The formerly funded OSEP project provides research syntheses and policy briefs regarding supply and demand and teacher retention and attrition.
National Center to Improve Recruitment and Retention of Qualified Personnel for Children with Disabilities (Personnel Improvement Center)
This OSEP-funded center focuses on state capacity to recruit, prepare and retain diverse highly qualified special educators, early intervention and related service providers.
For additional examples of state recruitment and retention efforts, visit the OSEP-funded National Center for Special Education Personnel and Related Service Providers' page on resources which features selected state initiatives.
- Creating and Maintaining a Diverse Faculty
- Multicultural Strategies for Community Colleges: Expanding Faculty Diversity
Has information about training and qualifications for special education teachers and related service providers, including those who work with young children.
State-Developed Materials on Recruitment and Retention
This report highlights the challenges in attracting and retaining early childhood education professionals in Nevada and makes suggestions for addressing these challenges.
An article from the National Education Association that explores how the University of Maryland is addressing the diversity gap and creating a more equitable school.