GCU News Bureau
Julie Blair, Assistant Director of Academic Programs/Assistant Professor, and Dusty Sanchez, Clinical Practice Program Manager from the College of Education at Grand Canyon University, recently took part in the 2021 Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) National Convening, presenting their work with the Arizona CEEDAR State Team initiatives.
Blair presented alongside state CEEDAR teams from Arizona and Missouri to share how both states are addressing teacher shortages. “Working Together to Meet Workforce Needs: Addressing Shortages in AZ and MS” focused on the role of partnerships in engaging in strategies to impact the shortage of special education teachers.
The Arizona team shared its piloted missions with Teach Camp, a statewide induction support for beginning special education teachers and the Teacher Empowerment