From Recruitment Through Retention: Strategies to Repair and Strengthen the BIPOC Teaching Pipeline
Taylor Strickland, Neag School doctoral candidate in the Department of Educational Leadership, prepared the following rapid research brief with the Center for Education Policy Analysis, Research, and Evaluation (CEPARE). The absence of sustainable recruitment, hiring, and retention processes for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) educators is a long-standing failure within the U.S. education system.
Neag School Names Recipients of the 2023 Alumni Board Scholarship
Megan Go, Kenya Overton, and Amanda Sutter are graduate students who have proven academic excellence or demonstrated financial need.
Neag School Assistant Professor Danielle Filipiak Receives Teaching Award
Filipiak has been named the 2023 Dr. Perry A. Zirkel Distinguished Teaching Award recipient.
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