Upcoming teacher retirements could lead to shortage - Western Mass News - WGGB/WSHM

Experts discuss why now is a good time to become a teacher

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It's Teacher Appreciation Week and there's no doubt that teachers have a profound effect on students' lives.

However, according to the National Commission on Teaching and America's Future, more than 1.7 million teachers will retire during the next ten years, creating a teacher shortage.

Dr. Pamela Roggeman joined Tom Lewis and Emily Volz on Western Mass News at 12:30 p.m. to discuss why now is a good time to become a teacher.

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