Educator Workforce Research
- OEE Annual Report 2018-2019
- OEE Annual Report 2017-2018
The Office of Educator Excellence (OEE) is responsible for creating long-term and short-term analyses pertinent to workforce issues. The work highlighted on this site is intended to support internal and external stakeholders in making informed decisions regarding educator preparation, credentialing, hiring, professional development, and retention. Questions regarding educator workforce research, please contact Brian Lloyd, M.A., Ed.S., Education Research Consultant at LloydB@michigan.gov.
- Michigan Teacher Mobility by Geographic Location and Locale White Paper
This paper reports trends in mobility by geographic location and locale in the Michigan teacher workforce.
- Racial Characteristics of the Michigan Teacher Workforce
This white paper presents current and longitudinal data on the racial/ethnic composition of the teaching workforce and pipeline in Michigan.
- Teacher Turnover in Michigan: A Look at Teacher Mobility and Attrition Rates
This paper reports trends in school-to-school mobility and attrition in the Michigan teacher workforce.
- Trends in Michigan Teacher Certification: Initial Certificates Issued 1996-2016
This white paper focuses on the certificates required to enter the teaching profession (initial certificates), over a five-year period. (Revised 2-12-2018)
External Research Resources
- Preparing Michigan's Teachers
- Teacher Training, Teacher Placement, and Teacher Mobility: Evidence from Michigan 2011-2015
- Location, Location, Location: How Teacher Education Programs Position Graduates for Their First Teaching Jobs
- Grading Teachers: Race and Gender Differences in Teacher Evaluation Ratings and Teacher Employment Outcomes
- Teacher Reforms and Teacher Attrition in Michigan
- The Impact of Teacher Labor Market Reforms on Student Achievement: Evidence from Michigan
- Past and Projected Trends in Teacher Demand and Supply in Michigan
This REL Midwest study examined trends in teacher supply and demand in Michigan over the past five years and projected those trends five years into the future to better understand where potential teacher shortages might occur.
- National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) Staffing Surveys
- Teacher Turnover and Teacher Shortages: An Organizational Analysis
In this article, Richard Ingersoll indicates that school staffing problems are not primarily due to insufficient supply of qualified teachers, but rather primarily due to excess demand resulting from a "revolving door."
- Creating Coherence in the Teacher Shortage Debate: What Policy Leaders Should Know and Do
This policy brief summarizes the teacher shortage debate and measures in language intended to clarify the issue for policymakers.
- Teacher Shortages: Trends, Projections, and What Experts Say
This link, hosted by the American Institutes for Research (AIR) provides a variety of perspectives on educator supply and demand in multiple states.
- Understanding and Addressing Teacher Shortages in the United States
In this policy proposal, Dee and Goldhaber argue that teacher shortages are not a general phenomenon but instead concentrated in certain subjects (e.g., mathematics, science, and special education) and schools (e.g., those serving disadvantaged students).