WE NEED MO TEACHERS!
At the CSCTFL Delegate Assembly in Chicago last month, ACTFL President Dessa Dawson shared some startling statistics about the current U.S. teacher shortage. Within the next three years, some 1.5 million new teachers will need to be hired simply to keep up with current demand. An August 2016 report from the U.S. Department of Education lists Missouri as one of 44 states currently reporting a shortage in language teachers. In fact, Missouri has reported f