Podcast: Dealing With Iowa’s Teacher Shortage

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Iowa is facing a teacher shortage. This IowaWatch Connection report explores why that is, and how schools and universities are dealing with the challenge.

Appearing on the program are:

  • Bev Smith, associate superintendent, Waterloo Community School District.
  • Mark Nook, president, University of Northern Iowa.
  • Tammy Wawro, president, Iowa State Education Association.
  • Jill Uhlenberg, dean of the department of curriculum and instruction, University of Northern Iowa.
  • Nancy Langguth, associate dean, University of Iowa College of Education.