Self-Reflection / Beginning Teacher Seminar April 13

Look closely at what you've learned during your first year of teaching to create a path of professional development that is exactly what you want.

Principal Breakfast: Developing Coaching Conversations for End of Year Meetings, April 20

Learn some tips for thoughtfully preparing end-of-year conversations with teachers. You will: 1) assess your effectiveness at communicating during end of year conversations using the FFPL; 2) learn to differentiate between planning a coaching conversation vs a crucial conversation; 3) plan and practice a coaching or crucial conversation.

Program Leader Lunch, May 4

Program leaders, come for lunch and talk about what is happening with your district’s induction program. Learn with and from each other; share insights, resources and concerns. Please RSVP to Tom Howe, who’s buying lunch.

Beginning Teacher Seminar: PDP Part Two

Continue your work from PDP Part One with reviewers on hand to review and approve your goal statement.

District Induction Team Retreat May 19

Using reflective tools and the Induction Program Standards, district teams will explore together their induction program’s success and challenges, setting next steps for the coming year.

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 ·

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 ·
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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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