Seen and Heard
— Kaitlin Moran, PhD, assistant professor of teacher education, was featured on Viewpoints Radio discussing the growing early childcare gap in the U.S. and why bettering the sector starts with valuing these workers more.
— Steve Forzato, director of the Center for Addiction and Recovery Education (CARE) and 30-year-plus former Montgomery County detective, was featured in Delaware County Times’ coverage of CARE’s first-responder training program.
“We aren’t just looking at a teacher shortage. It’s bus drivers, advisors, referees. [Additionally] students are experiencing a serious social gap, which is being carried over from the shutdowns during the pandemic. All of these things are compounding into a very serious situation for our students and our country. ... One thing that gives me hope is the community school movement here in Philadelphia. Community schools provide funding for the holistic needs of students and their surrounding community. That’s a really bright spot to me.”
— Aimee LaPointe Terosky, EdD, professor of educational leadership and the director of the interdisciplinary doctor of education program for educational leaders, joined PHL17's "In Focus" to discuss the current teacher shortage and other education issues.