Almost 80% of PK-12 teachers are White middle-class women, while nearly 45% of PK-12 students are non-White. Although the number of minority male teachers has risen, 40% of public schools still have no teachers of color at all. This episode of Education Talk Radio brings together professionals in the field to discuss why it’s important to have men of color in the education profession, and what the challenges are to recruiting and retaining them.
Participating in this discussion are:
Michael Dennehy, Director of College Access and Completion, School of Education, Boston University (MA), and co-leader of AACTE’s Black and Hispanic/Latino Male Teachers Network Improvement Community
Roy Jones, Director of Call Me Mister, College of Education, [more]