Mia Hines is an academic advisor in the B.S./M.S. teacher preparation program in the Florida State University School of Teacher Education. In this video for the School of Teacher Education Colloquium Series, she talks about the need to diversify the educator workforce. Nationally, teachers of color only make up 18% of classroom teachers. To help improve the representation, teacher preparation programs are attempting to recruit and retain more students of color. However, programs are discovering this to be challenging.
Hines talks about these challenges and what is being done to address them in her talk: