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How My Mentor Gave Me the Confidence to Advance My Career and Make a Difference

At New Teacher Center, we are working to change the odds for students by providing educators at every level with the support necessary to succeed with students from their first day to their last. Here’s a story of how one woman changed careers to become a teacher, and gained confidence from her NTC mentor to stretch out of her comfort zone and make a difference for kids. By Sara Chapin Compared to others entering the […]

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My First Year of Teaching was Nothing I Had Envisioned

At New Teacher Center, we are working to change the odds for students by providing educators at every level with the support necessary to succeed from their first day to their last. Here’s a story of how one of our mentors aided a bright new teacher in Los Angeles by helping him overcome common struggles, try out new approaches and ultimately bring his lesson ideas to life. By Zachary Cote My story is probably not […]

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Webinar Recap: Let’s Play Ball! Bringing High-Quality Coaching to Your Team

By Lynn Kepp, NTC Sr. VP of Program Operations and Finance —  At New Teacher Center, we believe that when we focus on teachers, the entire community succeeds. By accelerating the effectiveness of new teachers, experienced teachers and school leaders through high-quality coaching, we ultimately improve student learning. In our recent webinar “Let’s Play Ball! How to Bring High-Quality Coaching to Your Team,” we discussed how to improve the results of your coaching and professional learning programs with two […]

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Impact
Early Results Are In: NTC Model Leads to Student Learning

By Ali Picucci, PhD, NTC Vice President of Impact and Improvement —  Early results from a third-party evaluation of our i3-funded work are in, and show NTC’s induction program yields more intense and instructionally-focused supports to new teachers that lead to student learning. One of the most strategic ways to improve teacher practice is through intensive one-on-one mentoring support. At New Teacher Center, our focus on providing highly-skilled mentors to support new teachers in the classroom […]

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