• Only 2% of 3.5 million U.S. teachers are male teachers of color.

  • Less than 15% of U.S. teachers are African American or Hispanic.

  • More than 35% of U.S. students are members of a minority.

  • Over 1/2 of 3 year olds, our future students are children of color.

TSTT Program Growth


Teacher Preparation Impact Constituents

TSTT Teachers – USA

Student Selection Criteria

  • High school student with leadership potential
  • Recommendations by teachers, administration, and guidance counselors,
  • Ability to achieve ‘B+’ average and 90% attendance by end of senior year
  • Economic need

Teacher Mentor Commitment

  • Recruitment and selection of qualified students
  • Assist with student placement in internships
  • Arrange job shadowing
  • Represent TSTT at various functions

TSTT Student Ethnicity

TSTT: A New Regional Collaborative
Pre-collegiate Minority Teacher Recruitment Model

TSTT High School Student Retention

TSTT College Student Retention

TSTT Teacher Retention