A recent event highlighted the important role teacher education programs play in strengthening the minority preservice teacher to practitioner pipeline.
The Black male teacher pipeline (PreK-12) is in need of repair. While the nation continues to educate an increasingly diverse student population, retaining Black males teachers has reached a tipping point. Nationally, no more than two percent of public school teachers are Black males. The percentage pales in comparison to the overall number of teachers […]
Standing for the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, NCATE accreditation is regarded as the gold standard when it comes to recognizing excellence in teacher education. Without organizations like the NCATE, schools would be able to offer any curriculum they saw fit, without any standards. The result would be a lot of students paying […]
Students planning to attend Historically Black Colleges or Universities (HBCUs) and pursue teaching degrees have several options available for securing HBCU teacher scholarships. Many of these scholarships are made available through programs that are dedicated to assisting African American students specifically, though others are available to a student planning to earn their degree in education […]