Teachers should be celebrated all year around. Nonetheless, this week is a great way to show teachers even more love and appreciation. Here are some ideas to do so. From a card to planting a tree in their honor. Check it out! https://www.waterford.org/resources/teacher-appreciation-week-ideas/
The state’s ongoing teacher shortage is not something new or a result of COVID-19, though the pandemic posed special challenges to schools and drove college enrollment numbers down. On April 12, 2022, Lt. Governor Juliana Stratton met with Governors State University’s faculty, staff, and students to discuss solutions to the national teacher shortage. Our SEA/KDP President, Hailey Palella, was elected with four other students to talk about her professors and alternative pathways.