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Diversifying the Educator Workforce


Educators of color relate to students of color in a way that leads to trusting relationships and increases student engagement. In actuality, greater diversity in the teaching workforce benefits all students by preparing them to work and interact with people of varied racial and ethnic backgrounds. All students in public schools should have the opportunity to see adults of color as educators and role models. (Read more here.)


Although there are many actions that can be taken to improve the diversity of our educator workforce in Connecticut, the following are the legislative actions that we are supporting in 2019. (Click here to download the PDF.)