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CERRA: An Overview CERRA’s agenda is a comprehensive one that supports a variety of programs aimed to increase the number of students in the education pipeline and to recruit and retain qualified, caring, and competent teachers for the state of South Carolina. The Center’s primary target groups are middle (the ProTeam Program) and high school students (the Teacher Cadet Program), college students (the Teaching Fellows Program), and adults interested in changing careers. CERRA also targets groups of accomplished teachers through programs including mentoring, teacher leadership, and National Board Certification. The network of educators in CERRA’s programs overlaps in powerful ways to increase the level of collaboration for recruitment, retention, and advancement of South Carolina educators. Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement Continuum of Programs and Services PRE- COLLEGIATE Recruitment Programs & Resources ProTeam Teacher Cadets College Partners The purpose of the Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention, & Advancement (CERRA) is to provide collaborative leadership in the recruitment, retention, and PRE-SERVICE Recruitment & Retention Programs & Resources Teaching Fellows Job Bank Online App Teacher Expo advancement of outstanding educators for all children in Mentoring & Induction South Carolina. SERVICE Retention & Advancement Programs & Resources Teacher Leadership National Board Research GROWING TEACHERS FOR SOUTH CAROLINA iv