The learning series, Grow Your Own: A Systemic Approach to Securing an Effective Educator Talent Pool, was developed through a collaboration among six federally funded technical assistance centers, including two content centers and four regional comprehensive centers. The learning series is divided into four short modules focused on critical Grow Your Own (GYO) topics and supports SEAs, LEAs, educator preparation programs and community organizations interested in developing an implementing GYO programs in their state, region or district.
Meet Our Staff
Brenda Arellano is a senior researcher at AIR. She has more than 15 years of experience utilizing her methodological expertise through quasi-experimental and mixed method designs, as well as survey design and analysis through the utilization of district, state, and national longitudinal data systems. Dr. Arellano is a co-primary investigator and project lead for several studies under the Regional Educational Laboratories Southwest, funded through the Institute of Education Sciences (IES).