The Three R’s in Improving Teacher Shortages: Recruitment, Retention, and Resilience

East Carolina University
Program Area:
Open Grants Program
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this Golden LEAF grant is to assist school system personnel in eight rural eastern North Carolina counties as they work to recruit and retain quality teachers by providing a research-based Model of Teacher Recruitment and Retention. Funds from this grant will be used to support the Golden LEAF Education Consortium in partnering with the School of Education and the Rural Institute to implement proven strategies for recruitment and retention and to create a Center for Rural Best Practices in Education. The consortium includes East Carolina University, Elizabeth City State University, UNC Pembroke, Edgecombe Community College, and Bertie, Edgecombe, Greene, Jones, Halifax, Perquimans, Robeson, and Washington County School Systems.

Ms. Sandra W. Harvey252-328-2937
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