Georgia Hale, ISU College of Education, (515) 294-1410
Walter Pearson, Simpson College, (515) 961-1614
Mary Chapman, DMACC, (515) 246-6547
Kevin Brown, ISU News Service, (515) 294-8986
IOWA STATE, SIMPSON COLLEGE AND DMACC LAUNCH MINORITY TEACHER EDUCATION PROGRAM
AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State University, Simpson College, Indianola, and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), Ankeny, will announce a new partnership -- the George Washington Carver Teacher Education Program -- to promote a more diverse teacher population in central Iowa at 1 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Des Moines Higher Education Collaborative, 400 Locust St. (Capital Square), Des Moines.
The goal of the collaborative effort is to increase the number of people of color and members of other underrepresented groups who are certified teachers. The program is targeted to those employed full-time. It will begin next fall.
Ames, Iowa 50011, (515) 294-4111
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