Meeting the Needs of Diverse Learners, January 19

Work and learn with beginning teacher colleagues on a lesson plan or unit at this seminar designed to help you differentiate for all of your students. Packets include lots of resources.

Principal Breakfast on February 2: Beginning Teacher Panel

The topic is Communicating with Beginning Teachers and Their Mentors: Where You Are, and Where You’re Going You will: 1) Reflect and share how you currently gather feedback from both beginning teachers and mentors to support your work in induction, and 2) Listen to beginning teachers and develop a feedback plan to support both beginning teachers and mentors for the remainder of the school year.

Designing Effective Instruction, January 24-25

Further your mentoring training with use of tools and protocols to support teachers as they plan assessment-driven differentiated instruction aligned to content standards. Apply strategies for providing meaningful feedback.

Professional development makes a difference…if it’s good

One-off, disjointed professional development programs do very little to improve teaching practice. Teachers agree that a successful program means not only learning through seminars or one-on-one coaching, but also demonstrating these learnings to their coaches, practice, and receiving feedback with follow-up. This blog post by Lynn Kepp of the New Teacher Center explains. CHANGE THE ODDS BY REIMAGINING ... Read More »

November 18, 2016 ·
Change the odds by re-imagining teacher professional development

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 ·
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Student Learning Improves with NTC Supported Teachers

New I-3 Research Shows Student Achievement Gains Continue with NTC Support Third party research results help the New Teacher Center understand what’s working — and what’s not — to improve student learning, teacher retention and teacher effectiveness.

August 18, 2016 ·
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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