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Webinar: Driving Quality Teacher Development in Texas

Presenters

Tammy Phuong

Director, Program Strategy & Implementation, NTC (Facilitator)

Aimee Ballans

Senior Program Consultant, NTC (Facilitator)

Nadia Tellez

New Teacher Coordinator, Clint ISD

Dr. Andrew McKenzie

Director, Fort Worth Children’s Partnership, Fort Worth ISD

Alleia Hobbs

Executive Director, Instructional Initiatives, Fort Worth ISD

Date

Postponed - New date/time to be Announced

System leaders in Texas know what the research tells us: high-quality teacher development is a key lever in increasing student achievement. Over the past two decades, NTC has partnered with Districts throughout Texas who are committed to providing high-quality teacher development.   

Our partnerships in Texas are focused on equipping coaches and teacher leaders to help teachers focus on lesson design, evidence of student learning, and creating an optimal learning environment for all students. This is ensuring that teachers have what they need to immediately and consistently teach for equitable outcomes.   

Join us and learn how two Texas districts, each with distinct needs and contexts, have taken on this challenge to meet the needs of their students by investing in their teachers’ development

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