There’s a teacher shortage in America…and it’s growing daily. As teachers leave the industry in search of better salaries and career opportunities, school districts are responsible for filling a growing number of open positions with a dwindling talent pool.
To make matters worse, classroom sizes continue to spike, adding to the frustrations felt by current educators. Additionally, the number of college students majoring in education has also dropped by more than 79% in the past four decades. This results in a highly competitive environment in which districts vie for the same candidates. Those who rise to the top will adapt to expand their reach to find and hire candidates faster.
Our new infographic below will help you understand the teacher shortage, and includes some eye-opening statistics about the current and future outlook of the K12 industry.
Monique Mahler is the VP, Marketing at interviewstream. She is an avid researcher of facts, a self proclaimed marketing geek, and an equestrian in her spare time.