Teacher Diversity Resources

Financial Assistance

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

Scholarship Websites

Other Links of Interest