September 28, 2023

New West Michigan collaborative addresses area teacher shortage

The West Michigan Teacher Collaborative focuses on recruiting, training, and retaining the next generation of teachers.

Laura Castle is Kent ISD Director of Teacher Development.

“We were eager to put together a proposal that did two things; one, added more teachers to the pipeline but, two and maybe most importantly, made sure that those teachers were high-quality and highly trained and highly skilled.”

The Michigan Department of Education approving a $19 million grant.

Read more and listen to the interview on WGVU news.