The widespread need to fill the many teacher vacancies in Virginia and the nation as a whole has stirred many debates on how to solve the problem. Often a "quick fix" attitude prevails when considering options for training and retaining teacher candidates to fill the current and future needs of our schools. The professional development model of collaboration between Marymount University and two local school jurisdictions is an ongoing effort that has met with success and has produced long-term positive results.
Jo Ann Daly & Carolyn Kazemi,
Successfully Training and Retaining New Teachers,
Rich. J. L. & Pub. Int.
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