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Selecting Career Changers with Real Potential for Teaching and Designing a Program to Meet Their Needs

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  • Topics

    Infrastructure Development
  • Age Group

    Elementary, High School, Middle School, PreK-K

  • Audience

    Local Education Agency, State Education Agency

  • Author

    Lois Kimmel, American Institutes for Research, Paul Sindelar, University of Florida, Michael Rosenberg, SUNY–New Paltz, and Loretta Mason-Williams, Binghamton University

During this pandemic, states may be able to attract career changers into the profession. This brief provides guidelines for selecting candidates with strong potential. As more career changers seek careers in teaching, the pool is larger and programs may be able to recruit more capable candidates.