Driving Potential

We recruit and support diverse, qualified individuals on their path to a teaching career in CCSD. Together, we are driving potential for people in our community.

What We Do

Teacher Pathway recruits, supports, and retains diverse, qualified individuals committed to a teaching career in CCSD. This “grow your own” teacher training program focuses on addressing Clark County’s chronic teacher shortage by helping current support professionals complete a teacher training program.

“Back home in Kenya, education is not free. Becoming a licensed teacher gives me the superpower to give my students the tools my family never had.”

Fatuma Abdullahi, Specialized Programs Teacher Assistant

Our Impact Together

1,400

CCSD support professionals identified by PEF are interested in becoming licensed teachers

96

CCSD support professionals have been connected to experienced mentor teachers, with 76% of mentees identifying as coming from diverse backgrounds

$500

stipend provided to support professionals in the program to address barriers to becoming a licensed teacher

 

 

 

PEF is partnering with Study.com, a national edtech platform, to unlock opportunities for aspiring educators who are preparing for certification tests to earn their teaching credentials. Study.com has donated 100 licenses in comprehensive, cost-free materials and resources to aspiring support professionals enrolled in the Teacher Pathway program to help them prepare and pass their teacher certification tests. Teacher test preparation licenses will be distributed to Teacher Pathway mentees who, historically, face obstacles passing the PRAXIS exam.

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