Recruiting, developing, and retaining the best educators is critical to closing the achievement gap that persists in schools serving low-income and diverse communities. We invest in programs that attract and retain more talented teachers and leaders serving students in Kansas City.
Kansas City Teacher Residency is the first locally-grown non-institute of higher education to become a teacher certifying agency in the state of Missouri.
Hear from The Literacy Lab corps member, Colleen Lucas, about her experience this year providing literacy intervention to students in a KC school.
12 local education leaders assemble to build a bench of future leaders.
Senior fellow, Alicia Herald, explains how teachers' understanding of their learning style and values can ensure the right placement within schools.
The Kauffman Foundation recently hosted an event in honor of AmeriCorps Week, where corps members gathered to celebrate success and share about why they serve.
Kansas City Teacher Residency worked with National Center for Teacher Residencies for guidance in planning and launch. Hear from Christine Brennan Davis about how her organization determines prospective partnerships with new residency programs.
Our support of Donors Choose provides match funding for classroom projects posted on DonorsChoose.org by public school teachers in the Greater Kansas City area.
How do we get young professionals to Kansas City? Corey Scholes, director of Education, discusses what makes our community a unique place to work and play.
The Teach For America 25th Anniversary Summit prompted Jacqueline Erickson Russell to return with hope for improving education for Kansas City students.
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