are our biggest asset.
Student success is directly connected to excellence in teaching, yet teachers are leaving the profession in mass, and fewer college students are entering teacher preparation programs.
All the while, the United States is still recovering from widespread learning disruptions brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic.
For 30 years, ASSET has been supporting educators through the generous funding from foundations, corporations and individuals who share our mission.
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33% fewer students are entering teacher prep programs
Of those who do enter teacher prep programs, 40% never enter the teaching profession
Of those who enter the teaching profession, 44% leave the field within the first 5 years
Reasons why teachers leave: compensation, poor preparation and support, and teaching conditions