Self-Reflection Beginning Teacher Seminar, April 14

Not only did last year's participants find this seminar extremely helpful in planning next steps for themselves professionally and personally, it provided great ideas for helping students do the same in and out of the classroom.

Building Distributive Leadership Structures, Principal Breakfast, April 21

Principals and APs find themselves busier than ever with higher stakes tasks to complete. Join us to consider how we might share this load in a way that builds a stronger culture in our schools. We will -explore distributed leadership and consensus building and consider what it looks like in practice -set next steps to facilitate a more collaborative environment within our contexts.

Designing Effective Instruction, February 9-10

A Madison Mentor’s Blog: Excellence with Equity

Nichole VonHaden, a full-release Madison Metropolitan School District mentor, writes a blog about supporting beginning teachers’ success with MMSD’s core value “excellence with equity.” Her blog appears on the website Teaching Tolerance: a Project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

April 25, 2016 ·
Nichole VonHaden, Madison Metropolitan School District mentor

Presentations from Symposium 2016 at District Council on April 18

Bring a team of three to five people to District Council on April 18 to hear the latest thinking from national experts on induction-related topics like improving student achievement, empowering teachers, and shifting the focus of classroom management to ownership. Symposium attendees will present mini-versions of selected sessions from this year’s New Teacher Center Induction Symposium, held February ... Read More »

March 17, 2016 ·
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2014-15 Annual Report

For a great overview of the Dane County New Teacher Project, read our Annual Report 2014-15. It’s organized around our purpose, and is a good resource for member districts to use when explaining what their induction programs require to be successful, both in terms of professional development and dynamic, supported learning communities.

January 8, 2016 ·
Dane County New Teacher Project Annual Report 2014-15

Mentoring Toward Equity

A mentor writes about techniques to help new teachers see pathways of success for all of their students in this thoughtful blog post from the Teaching Tolerance website.

October 21, 2015 ·
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