Revive: Solving the Challenges of Teacher Retention

“Revive: Solving the Challenges of Teacher Retention” is an upcoming feature length documentary on teacher retention in the United States. Filmed in three diverse school districts in Kansas, this documentary sheds light on the challenges faced by educators, as well as the innovative solutions implemented to address teacher shortages and retention. "Revive" offers hope and inspiration by spotlighting creative measures taken by these schools and districts to retain their teaching staff. Topics include teacher compensation, community & peer support, and building leadership. Schools featured in the film include Hillsboro SD, Eisenhower Middle School, and Shawnee Mission Voices include researchers Tuan Nguyen- Kansas State University, Desiree Carver Washington – Learning Policy Institute, and veteran teacher/influencer CJ Reynolds- Real Rap with Reynolds. This documentary will premiere in October 2023 at Education Symposium and then be featured on Kansas broadcast stations and the COE YouTube channel.

Watch the trailer here:



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