Two new programs aim to address Wisconsin’s teacher shortages

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Children sit on a blue rug as a teacher reads a story.
First grade teacher Sarah Hoenig reads a book to her students Friday, Sept. 17, 2021, at Hackett Elementary School in Beloit, Wisconsin. Angela Major/WPR

A report from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction finds that Wisconsin is steadily losing teachers in their first five years of employment. We speak with two educators to explore the ways two colleges are chipping away at the teacher workforce shortage.

Episode Credits

  • Kate Archer Kent Host
  • Trevor Hook Producer
  • Maria Lopez Technical Director
  • Tim Kaufman Guest
  • Jim Pingel Guest