This area is likely to see a dramatic decrease in educators due to many of them planning their retirements. That anticipated need has allowed Utica College to offer a unique program for those young people interested in the field of education.
The struggle is real for teachers in central New York. From battling technology and finding ways to keep kids engaged to the uncertainty of what the future holds and having to relearn a job most have been doing for decades.
School districts are facing many challenges as they plan to reopen schools in the fall. Perhaps the biggest challenge is guidance asking districts to ensure social distancing - decreasing classroom and bus capacities significantly.