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Sadly, 33 percent of new teachers leave the profession within the first three years of employment. In an effort to stem the high attrition levels, retired educators and other community members are encouraged to support new teachers and administrators as they begin their careers.

Who Stays in Teaching and Why?

Literature review released at a first-ever symposium for experts studying teacher recruitment and retention.

Tackling the Teacher Shortage

See how high-quality mentoring programs are paving the way for experienced teachers to inspire educators who are just starting out.

The Teacher's Mentor

First-year teachers in the nation’s capital get support from retired educators.

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NRTA's History

Learn more about NRTA's history and founder, Dr. Ethel Percy Andrus.

NRTA With Our Youth! Awards

Check out this year's NRTA With Our Youth! Award winners.

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