The research is accumulating on the importance of a diverse teaching workforce as this article presents. It highlights the positive outcomes for students of color when they have a teacher who looks like them. It also notes ways to increase diversity within the teaching workforce. JET is doing this work, and the article illuminates the "why" behind our work. Happy reading!
JET proudly reports that two of its participants in the Boston Public Schools completed their bachelor’s degrees in December 2018 at the University of Massachusetts Boston. One of them also has passed all the necessary MTELs for teacher licensure in Early Childhood. Please read their stories below.