Creating and Sustaining a Diverse Teacher Workforce (ft. Lynn Jennings & Eric Duncan)

In this episode of the Building the Black Educator Pipeline Podcast, Host Shayna Terrell speaks with Lynn Jennings and Eric Duncan of Ed Trust during their recent "Creating and Sustaining a Diverse Teacher Workforce Convening."

The Education Trust is a national nonprofit that works to close opportunity gaps that disproportionately affect students of color and students from low-income families. Through our research and advocacy, Ed Trust supports efforts that expand excellence and equity in education from preschool through college, increase college access and completion particularly for historically underserved students, engage diverse communities dedicated to education equity, and increase political and public will to act on equity issues.

Lynn C. Jennings, Ph.D., is the senior director of national and state partnerships for The Education Trust. She leads strategy and advocacy initiatives to ensure school systems are equipped to provide an excellent education for the nation’s most underserved students.

Eric Duncan is a P-12 data and policy senior analyst, specializing in policies related to educator quality and increasing the racial diversity of the educator workforce.