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Join us for Designing and Presenting Virtual and Face-to-Face Professional Development

Dan Eckhardt | July 2, 2020

This workshop is useful to anyone who presents professional development, including teachers, instructional coaches, mentors,  school and district leaders. Participants will explore the fundamental principles of adult learning theory and the strategies that support adult learners to grow in their…..

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All DCNTP Programming for the 2020-2021 School Year will be held Virtually

Dan Eckhardt | June 30, 2020

After careful consultation and deliberation, we have decided all programming will be virtual for the coming year. This change prioritizes safety and equitable access to high-quality professional learning during the uncertain days ahead.   Please see the full printable calendar of events below……

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All DCNTP events will continue as originally planned but will be delivered in a Virtual Learning Environment.

Dan Eckhardt | March 17, 2020

Your critical work to support, coordinate, and serve your colleagues and communities is admirable, especially during this urgent time for which there is no precedent.    As we all learn to maintain human contact while remaining physically distant, new teachers…..

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Upcoming 2019-2020 Workshops

Dan Eckhardt | October 9, 2019

            Mentors Year One PLS-3 Observing and Giving Feedback, Nov 12-13, 2019 PLS-4 Assessing Growth and Deepening Practice, Jan 28-29, 2020 Instructional Coaches Year One IC-3 Effective Instructional Coaching Cycles, Nov 19-20, 2019 IC-4 Supporting…..

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Register Now for Summer 2019 Workshops

Dan Eckhardt | June 4, 2019

School Leaders, Mentors, and Coaches: a partnership for school success, Intended for Principals and School Administrators Dates: July 29, 2019 PLS-5 Creating Conditions for Equitable Instruction For Coaches and Mentors Dates: July 31-Aug 1, 2019 Location:  Monona Grove School District…..

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Induction is Everyone’s Responsibility

Dan Eckhardt | April 10, 2019

  New Teacher Center Teacher Induction Program Standards The first two to three years of a teacher’s career (induction) is an important and unique phase of teacher development An induction program should be part of a larger system of teacher…..

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Nichole VonHaden, Madison Metropolitan School District mentor

A Madison Mentor’s Blog: Excellence with Equity

Shirley Smith | April 25, 2016

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.

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