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Aspiring Educators for Paid Practicums

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Student teaching is a critical component of the aspiring educator curriculum because it provides them with an opportunity to gain classroom experience with the guidance of a seasoned educator.

However, this requirement is currently unpaid. This creates an unfair burden on aspiring educators and contributes to disparity in the teaching profession, since many would-be educators cannot afford to spend a semester working without compensation. 

We're advocating for paid student teaching because work should be compensated and because our teacher shortage crisis is too dire for us to continue to exclude aspiring educators who cannot afford to work for a semester without pay. 

Tell us how you're willing to take action by filling out the form!