‘RVA Men Teach’ aims to increase diversity among teachers

‘RVA Men Teach’ aims to increase diversity among teachers
The program will provide support for licensure and teacher certification as well as partnerships with organizations to support teacher recruitment. (Source: Albright, Kate)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Public Schools is launching a new initiative to increase diversity among teachers.

RVA Men Teach aims to improve students’ outcomes by recruiting, retaining, and developing men of color to teach.

The program will provide support for licensure and teacher certification as well as partnerships with organizations to support teacher recruitment.

To kick off this program, RPS will host a virtual town hall this Wednesday, Dec. 2 starting at 6 p.m.

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