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Latino Male Teachers: Building the Pipeline

Nineteen-year-old Angel Magana, seated in the rear of the classroom, is in a Denver teacher-residency program that allows him to work as a paid paraprofessional while working toward his teaching degree. —Nathan W. Armes for Education Week
Nineteen-year-old Angel Magana, seated in the rear of the classroom, is in a Denver teacher-residency program that allows him to work as a paid paraprofessional while working toward his teaching degree. Photo credit: Nathan W. Armes for Education Week

Why ‘it takes a village’ to recruit Hispanic men into the teaching profession

Story credit: Madeline Will, Education Week

By all accounts, Angel Magana is a natural-born teacher. Growing up, he spent hours teaching his two younger siblings what he learned in school.

But in northeast Denver, every single one of his teachers in elementary and middle school was a white woman. The only adults who looked like him were the ones serving lunch in the cafeteria or emptying the trash cans in the hallway.

 

 

 

 

To read the full article, please visit https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/01/24/latino-male-teachers-building-the-pipeline.html.