The IUE supports students seeking teacher certification in grades Pk-12 and all content areas! Since 2009, IUE has graduated 11 cohorts of teachers who are teaching and serving Kansas City urban schools.
- The job placement rate of graduates in urban schools is 100%
- 51% of graduates are teachers of color, compared to 18% of teachers nationwide
- Yields an 90% 5-year retention rate, compared to a 26% to 56% national rate
- Yields a 100% 5-year retention rate among graduates of color
- Yields a 100% 5-year retention rate among graduates from urban communities