Location

Louisville Marriott Downtown
Louisville, KY

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Date

Oct 24 2019

Time

10:45 am - 6:00 pm

Supporting Rural Teacher Recruitment, Development, and Retention with Financial Incentives

REL Central Event: National Rural Education Association convention presentation

Description: Recruiting, developing, and retaining teachers remain pressing issues for many rural schools. Increasingly, states are providing financial incentives to help rural schools meet these challenges. In this session, staff from the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction and the Colorado Center for Rural Education will share their experiences with developing and implementing financial supports for rural educators in their states. Then, researchers from the Regional Educational Laboratory Central will share how they are supporting these partners in investigating the implementation and outcomes of their initiatives.

Partnership or Research Alliance: Rural Education Research Alliance

Audience: State and district administrators

Speakers:

  • Douglas Gagnon (Senior Researcher, REL Central)
  • Douglas Van Dine (Senior Researcher, REL Central)
  • Jim Upgren (Assistant Director of School Approval and Opportunity, North Dakota Department of Public Instruction)
  • Valerie Sherman (Rural Education Coordinator, Colorado Center for Rural Education)
  • Harvey Rude (Director, Colorado Center for Rural Education)
  • Lori Reinsvold (Co-Director, Colorado Center for Rural Education)
  • Robert Reinsvold (Co-Director, Colorado Center for Rural Education)
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