Education Systems Center launches the Scaling Education Pathways in Illinois (SEPI) initiative supporting Teacher Career Pathways

WBBM coverage:   Illinois, like many other states, faces teacher shortages in key subjects, including special education, English Language Learners (ELL) and Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM.). The shortages are particularly acute in rural and urban classrooms. Further, the state’s teaching ranks also lack needed diversity, as the teacher workforce is 85 percent white,…