Beginning Teachers: First Aid in Your First Month, September 26

What's happening with you and your students after your first few days in the classroom? Come to the first beginning teacher seminar and share stories and strategies with colleagues and facilitators; start aligning your teaching practice to evaluation guidelines.

Instructional Coaching 1: Using Formative Assessment, September 13-14, 2017

New instructional coaches will focus on gaining the knowledge, skills, and practices that advance teaching practice. Participants learn how to work with and meet the needs of a range of teachers, how to use multiple data points to inform practice.

Student learning increased by up to five months with NTC induction model

Released June, 2017 Students gain up to five months of additional learning when new teachers receive high-quality mentoring New Teacher Center’s Induction Model Proven to Increase Student Achievement, According to New U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Results Click here for press release.  

September 18, 2017 ·
Second grade social studies folder in Sun Prairie classroom

Kristin Murcott and the value of being mentored

You might think visiting the second-grade classroom of a second-year teacher in the middle of a science lesson—at the end of the day near the end of the school year, no less—would be a bit chaotic. But if you’re talking about Kristen Murcott of C.H. Bird Elementary in Sun Prairie, that would be wrong. Murcott, ... Read More »

May 16, 2017 ·

Mentoring transformed Marc Heuer’s teaching practice

“Do you like helping Mr. Heuer with things like greeting visitors?” I asked the student who met me at the office of McFarland’s Indian Mound Middle School. Smiling to herself, she leaped into one big skip. “I love Mr. Heuer,” she said reverently and skipped again before opening the door to his classroom. Heuer’s class ... Read More »

May 2, 2017 ·
Marc Heuer

Presentations from Symposium 2017 at District Council April 24

Come to District Council on April 24 and learn from colleagues who attended NTC’s Induction Symposium. They’ll present specific tools, protocols, ideas or processes, and we’ll reflect on their application in our districts. (2:00 – 4:00 pm, Monona Grove District Office, 5301 Monona Drive) Pushout: The Criminalization of Black Girls in Schools, Part 1  Intended audience:  Administrators ... Read More »

April 4, 2017 ·

Scholarships available for Symposium 2017

Apply for a scholarship to the 2017 New Teach Center Induction Symposium, February 12-14, to be held in San Francisco. DCNTP is offering two scholarships, which include airfare, hotel, and the symposium fee. The deadline is November 1, and winners will be announced by December 1. Check out  the pdf instructions, fill out your information and ... Read More »

October 5, 2016 ·
New Teacher Center 2017 Symposium graphic small