Welcome to Teacher Academies


Teacher Academies (est. 2009) is a program fully funded by the Washington State Legislature that lives at the College of Education and Professional Studies.

About the Teacher Academies


Teacher Academies (est. 2009) is a program fully funded by the Washington State Legislature that lives at the College of Education and Professional Studies.

About

Information about the Teacher Academies program

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Current Schools

Schools that partner with the Teacher Academies program

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Resources

Helpful resources for the Teacher Academies program

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Events

Events for the Teacher Academies program

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Student Ambassadors

Student ambassador resources for the Teacher Academies program

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What is the Teacher Academies? 

Currently, in Washington state, only 11.9% of teachers identify as teachers of color. Meanwhile, 46.6% of students in Washington schools come from racially diverse backgrounds. Studies have shown, that there are a plethora of benefits for students of color who are taught by teachers of color:

  • Boosting overall academic performance
  • Improving reading and math test scores
  • Improving graduation rates
  • Increasing aspirations to attend college
  • Reducing the number of absences

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