A few weeks ago, on our blog, we discussed a pressing concern for so many schools and districts across the country: teacher shortages. Especially for districts in low-income rural or urban areas, hiring quality teachers and keeping them has become increasingly difficult. As a teacher evaluation software company, we’ve seen firsthand some of the trends that can negatively affect teacher retention. According to the Huffington Post, teacher shortages can lead to diminished course offerings, expanding class sizes, a high turnover rate of substitute teachers, and teachers being assigned to classes outside of their expertise. Here are some tips for avoiding teacher shortages altogether!