Why are our Best and Brightest Students Not Choosing to Become Educators?

Posted on November 15, 2016

An Interview with Todd Whitlock, Co-founder and CEO of Standard for Success

At our Spring District Meetings, one topic of conversation that was troubling was the anecdotal evidence that our best and brightest students do not view the career path of education as one they are considering for themselves. Recently, we interviewed Todd Whitlock, Co-founder and CEO of Standard for Success, and asked him what he thought was driving this trend. Here is an excerpt from our conversation. Standard for Success has summarized much of this in an infographic on their website that we recommend to those who share these concerns.