Recruitment and Retention of Black Educators: Promising Strategies at Eight U.S. Teacher Residencies

BEI, How to Build an Effective Residency, Impact of the Residency Model

Released July 2022 — With support from the W. Clement & Jessie V. Stone Foundation, the National Center for Teacher Residencies (NCTR) partnered with the Center for Public Research and Leadership (CPRL) at Columbia University to conduct a formative evaluation of NCTR’s Black Educators Initiative (BEI) to identify promising strategies for recruiting and retaining Black educators. This exploratory study focuses on the original eight residencies that participated in BEI and the results they achieved in the first two years of the program: School Years 2019-—2020 (SY2020) and 2020—2021 (SY2021).

Read the Executive Summary.