Digital Toolkit – Seen, Heard, Reflected: Look At California’s Teacher of Color Shortage

New research from The Education Trust–West highlights the growing racial and ethnic disparities between educators and students in our public school system, emphasizing the importance of prioritizing diversity as our policymakers and educators respond to the overall teacher shortage.

To use this toolkit: copy-and-paste the sample posts below into the corresponding social media platforms. Follow the ‘Download Image’ links below to download and post images with your content.

Suggested Hashtags:
#SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools #TeachersOfColor #EdEquity #EdJustice #EduColor

 

Twitter

  • #TeachersOfColor can boost graduation rates and participation in schools, so why is #CA falling behind in recruiting and retaining them? Check out @edtrustwest’s new infographic to learn more. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • NEW INFOGRAPHIC: #TeachersOfColor help boost the success of all students, regardless of race. Research from @edtrustwest shows we need more of them. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • Having a teacher of color in the classroom can boost student achievement. Check out this infographic on #TeachersOfColor in #CAschools to learn more: bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • California is celebrated for its diversity and progressive values, but we’re falling behind in recruiting enough #TeachersOfColor to truly reflect the students we educate. Retweet to spread the word. #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • Imagine never having a teacher who understands your lived experience. This is the case for more than 100,000 students in CA. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflectED #DiversifyOurSchools
  • As California grows more diverse, so should our teacher workforce. Here are the facts. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • #TeachersOfColor are a valuable resource, and we need more of them in #CA. Pass it on. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools

Facebook/LinkedIn

  • NEW RESOURCE! As California grows more diverse, so should our teacher workforce. Recruiting and retaining more teachers of color is vital for our future. Learn more here: bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • Students, regardless of race, say teachers of color are more likely to captivate their attention and clarify information. Learn more about why #TeachersOfColor are so vital to our schools. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools

Instagram

  • #TeachersOfColor are a valuable resource. Pass it on. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools
  • Imagine never having a teacher who understands your lived experience. This is the case for more than 100,000 students in CA. bit.ly/seenheardreflected #SeenHeardReflected #DiversifyOurSchools