Leib Sutcher

Leib Sutcher
Leib Sutcher
Teacher ,
Los Angeles Unified School District

Leib Sutcher is a math teacher in the Los Angeles Unified School District and working toward a master's degree in secondary mathematics at the University of California, Los Angeles. Sutcher was previously a research associate at the Learning Policy Institute. His work focuses on the teacher labor market, including recruitment and retention, the inequitable distribution of unqualified and inexperienced educators, and teacher shortages.

updated 2018


Publications by Leib Sutcher
There is a common theme around California education, and leadership development is no exception. The state used to have nationally recognized model programs of professional development for principals and superintendents, but many were defunded and…
California is experiencing one of its most severe teacher shortages1 in two decades. Budget cuts and layoffs resulting from the recession contributed to a steep decline in the number of teachers in California, falling from a high of 310,362 teachers…