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ERIC Number: EJ1083814
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-2222-1735
Improving Teacher Quality for Colorado Science Teachers in High Need Schools
Stevenson, Mark; Stevenson, Cerissa; Cooner, Donna
Journal of Education and Practice, v6 n3 p42-50 2015
This article describes the evaluation of an online professional development program funded by the State of Colorado to address the need for highly qualified science teachers in high need and/or rural school districts. Recruitment and the retention of highly qualified educators in high need and/or rural school districts is a critical factor affecting the education and the possible career trajectory of students enrolled in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) related courses. The program describes the participants experiences with the online format, the educational courses offered, and the overall effect of the program. The results of the evaluation provided positive results for participants experience and valuable information regarding improvements to such programs.
IISTE. No 1 Central, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong SAR. Tel: +852-39485948; e-mail: JEP@iiste.org; Web site: http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEP
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Colorado