ECS: How Georgia Is Tackling Special Education Teacher Shortages!

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The program has seen promising results in its first few years of implementation. Among the teachers who completed the program in the 2021-22 school year, 84% were retained for the next school year; this is higher than non-completers (74%). Additionally, 89% of program participants who responded to the survey agreed or strongly agreed that the TPRP professional learning influenced their decision to continue teaching special education. A teacher in the program said, “The coaching I have received from the Teacher Induction Program has impacted my instruction by giving new strategies to best help my students and their learning in the classroom.”

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