Two recommendations for adopting a Next Education Workforce model

Teaming challenges: Working together & managing conflict

In this clip, Clinical Assistant Professor and Senior Program Strategist Kelly Owen shares what she sees as the biggest challenge for educators interested in adopting a team-based model and makes recommendations for how teams might overcome that challenge.
Two recommendations for adopting a Next Education Workforce model

The value of distributed expertise

Professional Pathways Site Lead Valerie Roderick describes how educators can learn and grow from being members of teams that distribute their expertise. She also makes the connection between teaming and the issue of educator burnout: we can’t expect educators to...
Two recommendations for adopting a Next Education Workforce model

Principled Innovation

Principled Innovation is our ability to be able to ask the question, “We can, but should we?” In this clip, MLFTC Dean Carole Basile describes the connection between principled Innovation and Next Education Workforce models.
New support roles for educator teams in online & hybrid settings

New support roles for educator teams in online & hybrid settings

Teaching in online and hybrid settings presents both new challenges and new opportunities for distributing expertise across educator teams. Community educators, teacher candidates, paraprofessionals, and existing non-instructional staff may be untapped assets for...
Two recommendations for adopting a Next Education Workforce model

The budget and the Next Education Workforce

Justin Wing, Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources at Mesa Public Schools, shares two pieces of budgetary advice for districts considering moving to Next Education Workforce models.