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News: West Virginia Recruitment Program Seeks to Address Teacher Shortage

Mar. 4—Amid teacher shortages across the state, the West Virginia Public Education Collaborative (WVPEC), in partnership with West Virginia University and the West Virginia Department of Education, is spearheading a program to recruit educators to the Mountain State. 

The idea began in a WVPEC board meeting and has since grown into a statewide initiative—Teachers Ascend into West Virginia. The mission ? Identify what will bring teachers to West Virginia and develop strategies to be used in schools across the state.