Teacher Diversity Resources
TEACH Grant Program
The Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant Program provides federal grants of up to $4,000 per year to eligible students who agree to teach in a high-need field for four years at an elementary school, secondary school, or educational service agency that serves students from low-income families and. For more information, please go to, https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/sites/default/files/teach-grant.pdf. You may also see Ms. Jan Johnson in University Hall, Suite 1160.
Articles on Diversity in the Teacher Workforce
Ferlazzo, L. (2015, September 17). Response: How universities are recruiting more teachers of color [Blog post]. Retrieved from http://blogs.edweek.org/teachers/classroom_qa_with_larry_ferlazzo/2015/09/response_what_universities_are_doing_to_recruit_teachers_of_color.html.
Robinson, J., A. Paccione, F. Rodriguez (2003). A Place where people care: A case study of recruitment and retention of minority-group teachers. Excellence and Equity in Education, 36, no. 3.
Lucas, T. & Robinson, J.J. (2003). Reaching them early: Identifying and supporting prospective teachers. Journal of Education for Teaching, 29, no.2.
Lucas, T. & Robinson, J.J. (2002). Promoting the retention of prospective teachers through a cohort for college freshmen. The High School Journal. 86, no. 1.
Teacher Education Professional Organizations
- New Jersey Education Association - www.njea.org
- National Association for the Education of Young Children - www.naeyc.org
- National Education Association - www.nea.org
- Fast Web Scholarship Search Site - www.fastweb.com
- Hispanic Fund Scholarship - https://www.salliemae.com/plan-for-college/scholarships/minority-scholarships/hispanic-scholarship-fund/
Other Links of Interest
- New Jersey Future Educators Association - futureeducators.pages.tcnj.edu
- Praxis Test Information - www.ets.org