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Austin Peay State University, Vol State, Robertson County Schools partner on innovative three-year residency, degree program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUSpringfield, TN – Over the last 50 years, the U.S. has suffered from a growing teacher shortage, with fewer and fewer college students majoring in education.

This shortage has hurt schools across the country, but small, rural school districts are often the hardest hit by this educational crisis. In Tennessee, communities such as Robertson County need more teachers, and they need them now.

Austin Peay State University's Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Highland Crest campus in Springfield Tennessee. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Lisa Barron talks teacher education on national podcast

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – In 2013, the Austin Peay State University (APSU) Eriksson College of Education became one of the first schools in the country to prepare its students for a new teacher assessment program known as edTPA. 

Austin Peay State University's Dr. Lisa Barron. (APSU)

Austin Peay State University’s Dr. Lisa Barron. (APSU)

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Austin Peay State University’s Eriksson College of Education to hold Virtual Student Teacher Banquet

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Every semester, the tables inside the Morgan University Center are covered with white table cloths and candles for a special banquet honoring the Austin Peay State University (APSU) student teachers.

The 2020 Austin Peay State University Virtual Student Teaching Celebration. (APSU)

The 2020 Austin Peay State University Virtual Student Teaching Celebration. (APSU)

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APSU, CMCSS partner on innovative three-year residency and degree program

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – Austin Peay State University (APSU) says that in 1975, 22 percent of all college students dreamed of becoming teachers. Forty-four years later, that number has plummeted to about 4 percent, prompting the CBS Evening News to recently label the national teacher shortage “an education crisis.”

Austin Peay State University and the Clarskville-Montgomery County School System partner to provide 20 recent high school graduates and 20 CMCSS teacher’s aides with an accelerated, free path to become full-time school system teachers in just three years.

Austin Peay State University and the Clarskville-Montgomery County School System partner to provide 20 recent high school graduates and 20 CMCSS teacher’s aides with an accelerated, free path to become full-time school system teachers in just three years.

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