Urban teachers Mentioned in AIR Center on Great Teachers and Leaders Blog

In a recent blog for the American Institutes for Research The Center on Great Teachers and Leaders, Paul Sindelar, Distinguished Professor of Special Education at the University of Florida and Co-Director of CEEDAR, discussed how teacher preparation programs can be successful in preparing new teachers for hard-to-staff schools. In his blog, "The Role of Teacher Preparation in Ensuring Effective Teachers for All", Sindelar mentions Urban Teachers, formerly named Urban Teacher Center (UTC), as an example of a teacher preparation residency program that focuses on urban areas. He says: "Research...has established that community experience and knowledge were shown to foster commitment and retention in high-poverty urban schools." Click here to read the full blog.