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Teach, Reach, Inspire: Growing the local teacher workforce

Did you know that over 60% of teachers work within 20 miles of where they attended high school? That means that Bossier, Caddo, and Desoto Parish school districts are currently teaching and training their future teaching workforces.  But do districts truly take advantage of this opportunity of fueling and sustaining the teacher workforce by growing their own educators?  The answer is yes, and here to share how they are planting educator seeds in school and district soil to grow the teacher workforce are three visionary educational leaders.

Reggie “Reggie” Digilormo, Pre-Educator Instructor and Educators Rising Leader at Bossier Parish School for Technology and Innovative Learning (BPSTIL)

Kevin Gardner, Principal of Mansfield Middle School, and sponsor of the Call Me Mister program at MMS

Laci Stokes, Teaching Professions Coordinator and Educators Rising Sponsor at Caddo Career & Technology Center