Filtered Rural Teacher Corps

A Light To and From the Mountains: Appalachian Future Educators Learn and Lead at Morehead State University

June 3, 2024

RSC’s Appalachian Hub Partner Morehead State University’s student-led Appalachian Future Educators offers an inspiring model for Rural Teacher Corps everywhere.

Regional Hubs, Appalachia, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps, Rural Resilience

Integrating Rural Teacher Corps and Grow-Your-Own Models: The 2024 Rural Teacher Corps Forum

May 6, 2024

This year’s Rural Teacher Corps Forum Webinar explored the intersection of dedicated rural teacher preparation programs, or Rural Teacher Corps, with regional efforts to build diverse Grow-Your-Own teacher pathway programs.

Power of Partnerships, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps

Group of Ozarks Teacher Corps participants.

Ozarks Teacher Corps: Rural Place-based Learning in Missouri

April 15, 2024

We joined Teton Science Schools, Community Foundation of the Ozarks, and several RSC Grants in Place veteran teachers at a collaborative, rural teacher corps training in the Missouri Ozarks Hub. The future is bright for these aspiring rural educators!

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Missouri Ozarks, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps

Group of students from Monmouth College in winter gear standing in a semi-circle with snow covered trees behind them.

TARTANS Take to Training in the Tetons

April 8, 2024

A unique trip brought together two RSC hub partners for intentional learning, memorable experiences, and crucial relationship building in the beautiful snow-covered Teton Mountains.

Regional Hubs, Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Northern Rockies, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps, Gratitude

Sophia Elswick, Music Teacher at Stark County High School.

Sophia Elswick - Toulon, IL

March 28, 2024

A music teacher at Stark County High School in rural Illinois, shares her story about finding community and herself while teaching in rural communities.

Power of Partnerships, Rural Teacher Corps, Teacher Profile, Rural Resilience

Arkansas Teacher Corps: Professional Development in Action

January 26, 2024

RSC recently joined our partners at Arkansas Teacher Corps for an All Corps Saturday, where teaching fellows from across the state come together for professional development and community building.

Regional Hubs, Arkansas Delta, Rural Teacher Corps, Rural Resilience

Western Illinois University’s new Seymour Center for Rural Education Unveiled

October 31, 2023

The ribbon cutting ceremony marked an expansion of the Great River Teacher Corps program on Future Teacher Day.

Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Local Philanthropy, Rural Teacher Corps

Large group photo of all Illinois Teacher Pathway participants.

IL: Collaboration Strengthens Local Teacher Pathways

October 22, 2023

RSC partners with Illinois ROE#33 and Galesburg Community Foundation to convene stakeholders to align and strengthen local teacher pathways.

Power of Partnerships, Illinois, Local Philanthropy, Rural Teacher Corps

Kindergarten students wearing orange vests picking beans in a school garden.

Celebrating our New England Partner: Deep Roots in Rural Education

October 12, 2023

Visits to rural classrooms highlight the power of place-based curriculum in connecting Maine students to their local communities.

Power of Partnerships, New England, Place-Based Education, Rural Teacher Corps, Rural Resilience

Students from the University of Wyoming Rural Teacher Corps cohort sitting down in the grass with the Teton Mountain range in the background.

Investing in Rural Teachers: Catalyst Initiative

September 29, 2023

The Rural Teacher Corps model showcases how national philanthropy can serve as a catalyst for local solutions.

Northern Rockies, Pacific Northwest, Rural Teacher Corps, Rural Resilience

Harper, OR School Buidling

Exploring Early Rural Teacher Pathways

September 11, 2023

Lessons from three exemplary efforts on building and sustaining high school pathways into the education field.

Black Belt, Driftless Region, Pacific Northwest, Rural Teacher Corps