News Tag: Teacher Shortage

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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 Statement From New Teacher Center

We are incensed by the overt racism on display in our country since the brutal and unjust murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis on May 25th. Yet, we also know these are not singular events. Black America has always experienced injustice and it is unacceptable that it proliferates so blatantly today. The NTC community refuses to be bystanders to this injustice. Racial discrimination, police violence, and the tensions created by a society still corrupted by […]

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Students at the Center

From Atyani Howard, Chief Program Officer, New Teacher Center As COVID sweeps the globe, American schools have been shuttered, diminishing the power of millions of children. In the midst of navigating my daily responsibilities as a leader and mother of twin boys, this moment has thrust me into deep reflection. I have been wondering what students across this country have to share that could serve as a catalyst for a more holistic and enduring response. […]

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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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We Need Good Teachers by Desmond K, Blackburn, Ph.D., Chief Executive Officer, NTC

Dear Grandma & Grandpa, I took your advice and became a teacher. I went further to become a leader of teachers. Now, I am working on developing an infinite stream of “good” teachers, support leaders, and systems that supplement their efforts. Thank you for the push!!!!! Your Grandson, Desmond  A Tale of Two Students More than 100 years ago on the small island of Jamaica, there was a little girl who absolutely adored school. She […]

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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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