Missouri educators looking to teach online can teach in our partner schools across the country over livestreamed video. If you have a standard or professional license in Missouri, Proximity Learning can support you through the license reciprocity process to work in states where this is required.
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The Missouri teacher shortage highlights inequities across the state. Rural and urban districts have more difficulty hiring certified teachers to fill their vacancies. Suburban students have easy access to quality teachers, but their peers in underserved areas do not. According to the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, “There were 1,561 vacancies in Elementary Education, 852 vacancies in Special Education, and 253 vacancies in Early Childhood Education in 2021.” Ultimately, the most recent teacher shortage report shows 3,547 under-qualified teachers in Missouri during the 2021-22 school year.
In April 2021, Frontline Education surveyed 1,200 district leaders to discover that two out of three respondents reported having teacher shortages in their schools. This is a record high since launching the survey in 2015.
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