Recruitment programs and policies that attract teachers to the teaching profession in the classrooms and schools where they are most needed; retention programs and policies that keep teachers in the classrooms and schools where they are most needed; and renewal programs and policies that provide continual learning opportunities for teachers.
September 20th, 2011
Two out of five entering college freshmen who plan to major in STEM fields switch to non-STEM majors by the time they graduate; in addition, completion rates for STEM majors are lower than for non-STEM majors. Given this gap in the STEM pipeline, and the serious impact it has on our nation, the Association of American Universities last week launched a five-year initiative to improve the quality of undergraduate teaching and learning in STEM fields at our member institutions. ...More