Ector County ISD and Midland ISD partner with University of Texas in the Permian Basin and US Prep for Teacher Preparation Residencies

From News West 9, December 8, 2019, by Leatra Hernandez

Ector County ISD and MISD will now have help with the struggling teacher shortage that has plagued the school districts.

With the assistance of the University of Texas Permian Basin and US Prep, the school districts will introduce Opportunity Culture® with paid teacher residencies.

Opportunity Culture® is a model that will provide teachers with greater support as well as give teachers a chance to lead small teams for higher pay and helping with developing new teachers.

The model will be for strengthening the teacher pipeline for better education nationwide.

Superintendent Orlando Riddick of Midland ISD mentions the honor of partnering with the organizations for bringing more teachers in. Read the full article…

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