District Council

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 ·

Presentations from Symposium 2016 at District Council on April 18

Bring a team of three to five people to District Council on April 18 to hear the latest thinking from national experts on induction-related topics like improving student achievement, empowering teachers, and shifting the focus of classroom management to ownership. Symposium attendees will present mini-versions of selected sessions from this year’s New Teacher Center Induction Symposium, held February ... Read More »

March 17, 2016 ·

District Council induction program success and tools at December 8, 2014 meeting

The room starts to hum at District Council when representatives from districts with similar mentor models meet in small group discussion. Madison staff, in their first year of a full release mentor program, were excited to hear about the advantages of using a very short second year cycle of observation from Sun Prairie, where a full release mentor ... Read More »

January 20, 2015 ·
Andrew Bridell and Peter Kuzma of Monona Grove identify particular strengths of their induction program at the December 8, 2014 District Council meeting.

Get more support for your induction program

At the District Council meeting on September 29, Tracy Deavers of the Edgerton School District  said she had a wake-up call after shared discussion with other districts about where their program stood on the continuum of high quality mentoring and induction. “We communicate well with mentors, but nothing to the school board, rest of the teachers, ... Read More »

October 29, 2014 ·
Tracy Deavers, Director of Teaching and Learning, Edgerton School District