Results of strategic planning meeting, May 28-29, 2015

DCNTP board members came especially prepared and willing to tackle making a plan for the next few years at the two-day strategic planning retreat in May (agenda here).  That’s because all seven of them attended the 2015 New Teacher Center (NTC) Symposium on Teacher Induction in San Francisco. Their deepened understanding of how to build a good ... Read More »

June 17, 2015 ·

NTC events build individual, district, and DCNTP success

“Between now and 2020, 1.5 million new teachers will be hired. In five years!”* Barb Sramek of Marshall shook her head at this statistic as she and other DCNTP board members began evaluating scholarship applications for the New Teacher Center Symposium on Induction at the DCNTP board meeting on December 9, 2014. Enthusiasm for their task was especially ... Read More »

January 16, 2015 ·

Group smarts at the DCNTP Board meeting October 28

“Some groups are smarter than others,” “Selecting a smart team,” and “How do you raise a group’s IQ?” are a few topics the DCNTP Board explored when they met on October 28. It turns out that the key to all of the above is not groups composed of a bunch of brilliant people. Instead, it’s a set of people who ... Read More »

November 12, 2014 ·