Transformation Waco to spend $600,000 on certification, degrees for teacher recruits

Transformation Waco CEO Robin McDurham.

“Some 25 future educators willing to commit to working in selected Waco schools for five years will earn their teaching certificates and master’s degrees free of charge starting this summer through a program created by Transformation Waco.

The Transformation Waco board of trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved bid awards to Tarleton State University and the Academy for Urban School Leadership to partner with Transformation Waco, the five-school charter system in the Waco Independent School District authorized under Senate Bill 1882. The Waco ISD board is expected to approve the agreements Thursday.”

Read the full Waco Tribune-Herald story here: https://www.wacotrib.com/news/education/transformation-waco-to-spend-on-certification-degrees-for-teacher-recruits/article_fa43ac81-f914-5ab4-82d1-270550e2d62d.html