Humboldt County is currently facing a shortage of teachers. Less than half the number of applicants who normally apply for these positions are currently doing so. In an attempt to combat this, the Office of Education is currently issuing emergency teaching certificates in an attempt to expedite the process. Together with the Office of Education, Humboldt State University formed a task force to reshape the education program. You can read more on the subject by going to keim-tv website as well as watch an additional video here.