News Type: News Releases

GreenLight Fund Invests in New Teacher Center to Boost DPSCD’s Student Achievement and Teacher Retention

Detroit Public Schools Community District (DPSCD) has partnered with the GreenLight Fund to invest in a rigorous new teacher program beginning this school year. The New Teacher Center (NTC) will bring its evidence-based professional learning program to DPSCD as part of the District’s Blueprint 2020 priority to boost Exceptional Talent.

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New Teacher Center Secures $12.8M Department of Education Grant to Expand Instructional Coaching Programs for 8,600 Teachers

SANTA CRUZ, CA – October 28, 2019 – New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on disrupting the predictability of educational inequities for systemically underserved students by accelerating educator effectiveness, today announces a new $14 million research budget inclusive of a $12.8 million grant from the Department of Education’s Education Innovation and Research (EIR) Expansion program.  The EIR grant and research budget will support New Teacher Center over a span of five years in implementing its […]

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New Teacher Center Names Desmond Blackburn CEO

NEWS RELEASE: For Immediate Release Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@newteachercenter.org New Teacher Center Names Desmond Blackburn CEO Brevard Public Schools Superintendent, Chief for Change, and Broad Fellow to bring visionary leadership to national nonprofit SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, today announced Desmond Blackburn, Superintendent of Brevard Public Schools, Chief for Change, and […]

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Federal Grant Analysis Shows Promising Impact of NTC Trained Mentors on Teacher Practice and Student Achievement

Preliminary i3 Scale-Up results show  students of new teachers gain up to 6 additional months of learning in math compared to their peers   SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, received the preliminary results of the U.S. Department of Education’s i3 Scale-Up grant, which found that, regardless of district context, when teacher mentors receive NTC’s high-quality, […]

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ExpandED Pathways: Engineering Launched

Designed to increase the number of underrepresented educators of color in the STEM teaching pipeline NEWS RELEASE New York, NY, August 28, 2018 – ExpandED Schools, a New York City nonprofit dedicated to closing the learning gap and assuring that all kids have opportunities to discover their talents and develop their full potential and New Teacher Center, a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, today […]

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Mentor practices that focus on instruction and learning have greater impact on student achievement

NEWS RELEASE May 3, 2018 Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@newteachercenter.org Mentor practices that focus on instruction and learning have greater impact on student achievement New Teacher Center publically releases Mentor Practice Standards for the first time SANTA CRUZ, CA ― Mentor practices with a strong focus on students’ academic, social, and emotional learning have a greater impact on student achievement and equitable outcomes than traditional mentor practices that focus on teacher emotional […]

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