Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways: The Future of America's Teacher Pipeline by Karen Embry-jenlinkTeacher Preparation in Career Pathways: The Future of America's Teacher Pipeline by Karen Embry-jenlink

Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways: The Future of America's Teacher Pipeline

EditorKaren Embry-jenlink

Paperback | August 24, 2012

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Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways: The Future of America's Teacher Pipeline offers a critical and timely discussion of what teacher preparation should look like in the twenty-first century and why. Embry-Jenlink speaks directly of decreasing quality in America's teacher workforce and the dismal recruitment of teachers from historically underrepresented and underserved populations. The voices of deans, faculty, school administrators, and directors of non-profit agencies resound with an emerging workforce solution, Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways.  The authors showcase five diverse teacher pipeline programs that address the staffing demands in high need schools through "grow your own" approaches as they explore policy issues, resource sharing, accountability, and promoting successful postsecondary student transfer across articulated teacher preparation programs. Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways is the first book of its kind to profile an emerging, innovative approach to teacher preparation in the twenty-first century-teacher preparation that is designed around collaborative and sustainable P-16 partnerships among school districts, colleges, and universities to strategically address persistent issues of building teacher quality, capacity, and diversity.
Karen Embry-Jenlink, EdD, is a professor of doctoral studies within the department of secondary education and educational leadership in the James I. Perkins College of Education at Stephen F. Austin State University.
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Title:Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways: The Future of America's Teacher PipelineFormat:PaperbackDimensions:178 pages, 0.79 × 0.45 × 9.45 inPublished:August 24, 2012Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

List of FiguresEditor's NoteAcknowledgmentsIntroductionSection I: Teacher Career Pathways: An Historical ContextKaren Embry Jenlink, Stephen F. Austin State UniversityOverviewKaren Embry Jenlink, Stephen F. Austin State UniversityChapter 1: Preparing A Diverse, Highly-Skilled Teacher Workforce: A Retrospective ExaminationKaren Embry Jenlink, Stephen F. Austin State UniversitySection II: Addressing Teacher Supply and Demand in the 21st CenturyChapter 2: Urban Teacher Enhancement Program: A Promising Career Pathway Model for the Preparation of Teachers for Urban SchoolsDeborah Voltz, University of Alabama at BirminghamChapter 3: Infect Your Own: Delaware's Academic Support Program Inspiring Renaissance Educators (ASPIRE)Melva L. Ware, University of DelawareChapter 4: Grow Your Own Illinois: Taking Action in Chicago Neighborhood Schools Anne Hallett, Grow Your Own IllinoisChapter 5: The Online Completer Program: A Regional Teacher Pipeline with 22 Community Colleges in Rural East Texas Dawn Michelle Williams and Paula Griffin, Stephen F. Austin State UniversityChapter 6: CERRA: A Statewide Pipeline for Teacher Recruitment, Preparation and Induction in South CarolinaGayle Sawyer, Center for Recruitment, Retention and AdvancementPart III: Closing the Gaps Through Teacher Career Pathways Chapter 7: Building Teacher Career Pathways For College Access, Readiness, and SuccessHeather Zavadsky and Kelty Garby, The Texas High School ProjectChapter 8: The Role of Social Capital in Student Persistence and Retention in Career Pathways: A Theoretical Framework Gregory M. Bouck, Caddo Parish Schools, Shreveport, LouisianaChapter 9: Teacher Career Pathways and Educational Policy: A Quick Fix or Long-Term Solution?Leslie Huling and Virginia Resta, Texas State UniversityChapter 10 Coda: An Emerging Portrait of Responsive Teacher PreparationKaren Embry Jenlink, Stephen F. Austin State UniversityAbout the Editor and Contributors

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Teacher Preparation in Career Pathways recognizes and inspires educators who courageously innovate to prepare teachers along a career pathway that addresses persistent teacher shortages in geographic areas with chronic hiring needs and ongoing vacancies. Exfoliating threats to teacher supply due to impending retirements and changing P-12 student demographics render this book as a must read for deans, superintendents, university and college professors, teachers, and parents. The authors trumpet a reverberating call for responsive teacher preparation across the United States that resound our urgent charge to recruit, train, and retain a more diverse teacher workforce in critical fields in high-need schools.