TPP Research

Research & Publications on Teacher Preparation

NAEYC – Power to the Profession
A 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).