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NTC and ED Trusts’ newest series topic: (R)evolutionizing Professional Learning

At NTC and Ed Trust, we initiated the (R)evolution learning journey as a means of deepening the conversations on equity, and supporting the broader field to translate a commitment to equity into action. This is quite a moment for our country. We have continued to witness unjust and racist violence being inflicted upon Black people and communities of color, ongoing COVID-19 challenges related to job losses, housing, and schools reopening—all while families and kids looking […]

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(R)evolutionizing Relationships

On behalf of New Teacher Center (NTC) and The Education Trust (Ed Trust), we hope you are enjoying the learnings from the (R)evolution campaign. As we continue working to revolutionize the learning environment for students and educators, we are now turning our attention to relationships. As all educators consider the ways in which we embark on a remarkably different school year, there is an opportunity to do things differently, and better than before. Begin With […]

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Moment + Movement = (R)evolution

I’m thrilled to announce that New Teacher Center (NTC) is partnering with the Education Trust (Ed Trust) to launch the (R)evolution campaign. This work will elevate critical topics, expertise, and our lived experiences as we seek to both evolve and revolutionize the learning environment for students and educators to ensure equity is at the center. Key topics will include how we will reopen schools, build trusting relationships, focus on high-quality professional learning, and empower system […]

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A Look Back at Symposium 2020

This February 9-11, NTC hosted its 22nd Annual Symposium. Our annual Symposium is a flagship event designed to push your thinking and increase exposure to new opportunities for your district. Symposium is a gathering of thought leaders, state, and district leaders sharing their strategies to accelerate educator effectiveness and ensure student success. Our mission is to disrupt the predictability of educational inequities for systemically underserved students by accelerating educator effectiveness. Through Symposium, we’re bringing together our partners […]

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Rime of the Networked Principal by Adam Parrott-Sheffer, Senior Advisor of School Leadership, NTC

As a recovering English teacher turned school principal, my thoughts turned frequently to Coleridge’s “water water everywhere, but not a drop [to] drink” as I rushed from grade level meeting to observation to parent conference to student incident. As a first-year principal, I found myself constantly engaged in conversations about the work. I was, in fact, drowning in interactions or collaboration each day while at the same time parched for opportunities to connect and learn […]

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Starting with Learner Variability

By: Nichole Bennett, Instructional Coach, Prairie Heights Elementary, Iowa We’ve all been there before. You’ve been teaching for a few years. You think you’ve finally got a good handle on what this whole teaching thing is about and you get a class that truly tests you. The class where you have to teach things that you never thought you’d have to teach. Where you have to use tricks you’ve never had to use. Where your […]

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