TPP Research & Data

Data Sources that May be Useful for Grant Applications (and other docs)

Emsi: Labor Market Analysis:
Fyi, this is a fee-based service. If your college does not subscribe to Emsi, another college in your area might, so you may try asking a colleague at another college fro assistance. Emsi has served as labor market advisors to leaders in higher education, business, and community development since 2001.

California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) Dashboards:
This page provides links to specific educator supply topics, and includes a Statewide Snapshots dashboard with current and trend data. The Commission uses fiscal year starting July 1 to June 30 to report the number of teaching credentials, documents and authorizations issued. To download data from the Statewide Snapshots dashboard, go to the Data and Resources section at the bottom of the page.

Learning Policy Institute:
The Learning Policy Institute has many reports and publications that offer good reference information.

Research & Publications on Teacher Preparation



Webinar: Reaching Equity: Strategies for Solving Teacher Shortages in Underserved Communities
This webinar shares strategies from advocates and policymakers as they tackle teacher shortages that disproportionately impact underserved communities.

Intersegmental Data Partnerships Resource Guide 
Policy Analysis for California Education (PACE) announces the publication of a resource guide to support intersegmental data partnerships.

What’s Next: A Policy Agenda for Education Equity in California
The Education Trust-West’s 2018 Policy Agenda addresses California’s need to make swift and significant policy changes to ensure our schools and colleges provide the best possible education to our state’s underserved students of color, low-income students, and English learners.

NAEYC – Power to the ProfessionA national collaboration to define the early childhood profession by establishing a unifying framework for career pathways, knowledge and competencies, qualifications, standards, and compensation.

New work group to examine CTE credentialing difficulties
The California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) approved the launch of a workgroup that will include stakeholders with an interest in increasing the number of teachers with career technical education credentials.

California Districts Face Another Year of Teacher Shortages
Results of a survey that indicate trends in teacher shortages.

What’s the Cost of Teacher Turnover?
An interactive tool to estimate the cost of turnover in your district.

Solving the Teacher Shortage: How to Attract and Retain Excellent Educators
Evidence-based strategies for districts, states, and the federal government to curb shortages.

Teacher Residencies: Building a High-Quality, Sustainable Workforce
An intensive preparation model that has been shown to increase retention and diversify the teaching workforce.

Workforce the Promise of Performance Assessments: Innovations in High School Learning and Higher Education Admissions
A report on how assessments are used to inform college admission, placement, and advising decisions, as well as how they’re being used to leverage deeper forms of learning at all levels.

CAASPP Testing System Data
Locate staffing and teacher salary information and other trends.

Addressing California’s Growing Teacher Shortage: 2017 Update
Desiree Carver-Thomas and Linda Darling-Hammond provide a deep dive into the teacher shortages.

Our strategies, tools & resources support community colleges in developing innovative teacher preparation programs that boost the number and diversity of students entering the education field, particularly in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) and career technical education (CTE).