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TQ Source on Recruitment and Retention - This Web site contains a wealth of data, including an interactive data tool allowing for comparisons among states or against national or regional data on a number of measures, including when job offers were most frequently made to teachers, the percentage of districts that dismissed teachers due to poor performance, the typical salary districts offer teachers who have a bachelorís degree but no teaching experience and more. The Web site also features a policy database for all 50 states, the District of Columbia and four U.S. territories, in addition to publications and recruitment and retention initiatives databases....

Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention & Advancement (CERRA) - CERRA sponsors a number of initiatives, including the Teaching Fellows Program to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession; the College HelpLine Program, to assist students ó especially first-generation college students and students of color ó in continuing to college to pursue studies in education; the Teacher Leaders program, to offer professional development and mentoring opportunities as well as policy guidance for South Carolina educators; ProTeam, a middle school recruitment program; the Teacher Cadet Program, to recruit to the teaching career students with exemplary interpersonal and leadership skills; job search, job bank and career fair services; and more. CERRA was awarded ECSís State Innovation Award at the commissionís National Forum in July 2004....

American Association for Employment in Education, Inc. (AAEE) - AAEE is a professional association comprised of colleges, universities and school districts whose members are school personnel administrators and college and university career services officers. Some of AAEE's primary purposes include disseminating information on candidates, the education marketplace and job-search process; promoting ethical standards and practices; and providing opportunities for training, networking and the exchange of information about current practices, research and innovations....

State Occupational Projections 2000-2010 - Projections of occupational employment growth are developed for all states and the nation as a whole. Information on this site allows projected employment growth for an occupation to be compared among states, as well as within one state, and projections can be aggregated by teaching level....

Milken Family Foundation - This foundation supports education issues in various ways, including recognizing and rewarding outstanding educators; expanding professional leadership and policy influence; and attracting, retaining and motivating the best talent to the teaching profession. Various links to different education initiatives and programs can be found on this Web site. ...

Recruiting New Teachers, Inc. (RNT) - RNT is a national nonprofit organization formed in 1986 to raise esteem for teaching, expand the pool of prospective teachers, and improve the nation's teacher recruitment and development policies and practices. This Web site offers guidance and resources for prospective teachers, as well as insight into current trends and issues in the field. It also provides networking opportunities for educators, summaries of RNT's policy research and surveys, and highlights of its publications, services and advocacy efforts....

State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO) - SHEEO is a nonprofit, nationwide association of the chief executive officers serving statewide coordinating and governing boards of postsecondary education. This site offers multiple publications and Web links on key issue areas of P-16 reform, including: K-16 initiatives, teacher education, remediation, admissions, early outreach, curricular reform, access and diversity, and workforce development. SHEEO's recent project, Enhancing the Teaching Profession: The Importance of Mobility to Recruitment and Retention, has produced several new publications....


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