Metropolitan State is co-sponsoring Increasing Teacher Diversity in Minnesota: An Ongoing Community Conversation and Call to Action. The event is 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 6 at Minneapolis Community and Technical College (MCTC), 1501 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis.
Join policy makers, community-based organization leaders, students, school administrators, teachers and teacher educators, philanthropists and others to make action plans for change. Topics include:
- Eliminating discriminatory teacher testing requirements
- Providing scholarship incentives and student teaching stipends
- Providing induction and retention support
- Offering loan forgiveness for teaching service