Monthly Archives: November 2007

Adult Learners Help East Carolina Solve the Teacher Shortage Crisis

undefinedFor 16 years Kathy Jones ’06 worked as a teacher’s aide at schools in rural Pamlico County and drove a school bus every day, as aides are required to do. But this fall she will walk into the classroom not as an aide but, finally, as the teacher. It will be a moment of deep pride for her and another validation of East Carolina’s groundbreaking approach to solving the state’s chronic shortage of classroom teachers.

For the full story, see “Look Who’s Teaching Now” in the Fall 2006 edition of East Magazine.

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