Starting the school year with vacant teaching positions rather than a fully staffed and well-prepared faculty has become more common in recent years. A combination of demographic, financial, and cultural trends has created an ongoing problem that many educational leaders now need to address in order to meet the needs of their students.
Presented by Dr. Morton Sherman, Senior Associate Executive Director, Leadership Network, AASA, The School Superintendents Association; Dr. Barbara Jenkins, Superintendent Emerita, Orange County Public Schools (FL); and Dr. Sandy Husk, Former Executive Director of ASCD, Former CEO of AVID, and Former Superintendent of Salem-Keizer Public Schools (OR)
Moderated by Shannon Penrose, M.S.Ed., Senior Vice President and Head of Education Solutions (K-12), American College of Education
The number of students with disabilities in U.S. schools is growing. Yet the number of teachers, paraprofessionals, and other staff qualified and prepared to teach them is declining, leaving special education learners without the services and support they need.
Presented by Dr. Kari Stubbs, Senior Vice President, STAGES Learning; and Lisa Schmucki, Founder and CEO, edWeb.net