Accelerating New Teacher Success: The Role of School Leaders

August 6, 2015, 11:30 am - 4:00 pm. Principals gain insight into how they influence the quality of their induction program through communication, trust, evaluation, instructional leadership, structures, and policy.

Instructional Mentoring

August 11-12, 2015, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm. This two day workshop is the first of the foundation series for learning how to be an effective mentor.

Instructional Coaching 1: Using Formative Assessment

August 19-20 2015, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm. New instructional coaches will focus on gaining the knowledge, skills, and practices that advance teaching practice

“Everyone struggles; mentors can help”

Ingrid Rodenbeck is very good at her job as a program support teacher and mentor for special education at Thoreau and Falk elementary schools in the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). She knows there’s always more to learn, but says “If I take time out from school to go to a meeting or seminar, it ... Read More »

July 1, 2015 ·
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Results of strategic planning meeting, May 28-29, 2015

At the two-day strategic planning retreat in May (agenda here), DCNTP board members came especially prepared and willing to tackle making a plan for the next few years. That’s because all seven of them attended the 2015 New Teacher Center (NTC) Symposium on Teacher Induction in San Francisco. Their deepened understanding of how to build a good ... Read More »

June 17, 2015 ·
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Ten reasons to have a high-quality induction program

From the New Teacher Center during Teacher Appreciation Week: Ten reasons to have a high-quality induction program

May 21, 2015 ·
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