This week, our offices will close for a much-needed break. A core part of our approach to professional learning is embracing and nurturing the wellness of our educators. That goes for our staff too. We’ll take some time for the things and people that bring us joy and fill our cups to sustain our work for the long haul.
New Teacher Center (NTC) was awarded a $750,000 grant to support student-centered instructional coaching as part of Toyota’s $6.7M investment to prepare Huntsville City Schools’ students for future careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).
New Teacher Center elects Chong-Hao Fu, Sujata Bhatt, and Jim Mylen to its national board of directors to help guide innovation and professional learning to support systemically underserved students.
Today's Supreme Court decision to end affirmative action will shape our society for generations. The ruling rejects 40 years of precedent and reinterprets the 14th Amendment and the Congress that enacted the Civil Rights Act. Race-conscious admissions was never the end goal or solution. But it served as a tool for colleges and universities to ensure that campuses are places of racial, cultural, and socioeconomic diversity so that they can be institutions of profound and transformative teaching and learning.
New Teacher Center (NTC) is pleased to announce that Sabrina Plassman has been named our chief operating officer. Her role is to provide leadership of our Finance, Operations, Impact, and Technology Enablement teams, ensuring NTC's excellent operational support across the organization. She aligns business, financial, and technical strategies to enable a highly inclusive culture for team members to thrive in a collaboration-first environment.
Let’s try to re-center our instructional stances in that place where our own joy and motivation to learn prevails.
This National Teacher Appreciation Week, we share our gratitude for the educators who lend a part of themselves, are champions of students at every stage of their lives, affirm the cultural backgrounds of young people, foster lasting relationships in the classroom, empower agency within students, and so much more.