Ohio Educators Seeking Solutions for Ongoing Teacher Shortage
They are calling on state officials and lawmakers for help
School districts in Northeast Ohio and across the country are struggling to find and retain permanent teachers, substitute teachers and staff members. Now, educators are calling on state officials and lawmakers to make changes to ease those issues.
“This could be catastrophic, and it's something I've not seen in my entire career,” said Marilyn Mauck, Chief Instruction and Achievement Officer at the Positive Education Program.
Mauck’s career as an educator has spanned 41 years. She spent 24 years as a teacher and the last 17 as an administrator. She's now the Chief Instruction and Achievement Officer at the Positive Education Program, which works with special education students in Cuyahoga and Lorain counties.
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