22nd Annual Symposium – Accelerate: Collective impact for Equity in Education
February 9-11, 2020
New Teacher Center call for proposals is now closed for our 22nd Annual Symposium.
Our 22nd Annual Symposium will be held February 9-11, 2020 at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis located in downtown Atlanta, Georgia.
This year’s theme is ACCELERATE: Collective Impact for Equity in Education. With hundreds of attendees, keynote speeches from the top minds in the field, and sessions centered around today’s most critical issues, every attendee will leave with actionable insights and takeaways.
We bring educators together with an eye toward preparing and supporting our nation’s students and accelerating educator effectiveness
The proposal submission deadline was September 5, 2019.
Updates and information about registration will be shared when it is available.
National Black Child Development Institute
Senior Director, Early Learning Partnerships
Director of Programs
September 28 - October 1
Join New Teacher Center as we present at the National Black Child Development Institute’s 49th Annual Conference.
Conference Presentation: Executive Function in Relation to Race and Culture
This session will explore the social and emotional competencies and executive skills that young children need to manage their thoughts, actions, and emotions and the tools that teachers need to help their young learners master these skills. Participants will learn about the relationship between executive function skills (paying attention/focus, inhibitory control, working memory, cognitive flexibility) and brain development.
Through a combination of presentation, interactive activities, and small group discussions, participants will learn about the social and emotional competencies and explore inquiry questions and the possible effects of race, culture, and implicit bias on development.
Presentation Time: Sunday, September 29, 2019, 10:15 am – 12:15 pmClick here to learn more
2019 NAEYC Annual Conference
Program Consultant, Early Learning
November 20-23, 2019
Join New Teacher Center as we present at the 2019 NAEYC Annual Conference.
Conference Presentation: Culture and Race in Early Education
Participants will explore how culture impacts how we each understand the world, shapes our identity, and exists on many different levels. Race and racial identity in early learning classrooms will be explored and the “tourist curriculum” will be discussed. Frameworks in culturally responsive teaching and anti-bias education in early childhood programs will be used to apply this knowledge through the viewing and reflecting of video content.
Presentation Time: Wednesday, November 20, 2019Click here to learn more
Early Learning Professional Development Webinars
Senior Program Consultant
October 9, November 6, and December 11
Join New Teacher Center and Early Edge as we present a series of Professional Development Webinars for Early Learning Professionals working with children ages 3-5 in California.
- Session 1: Fundamentals of Play, October 9, 2019 3pm-5pm
- Session 2: Learning Language and Literacy Through Play: Teacher Role, November 6, 2019 3pm-5pm
- Session 3: Social and Emotional Learning through Play, December 11, 2019 3pm-5pm
Tickets are available via Eventbrite.comClick here to learn more
In Case You Missed Us
Webinar: Scaling Up: Districts using federal funds to support new teachers
NTC and representatives from Fresno Unified School District and Miami-Dade County Public Schools discussed the preliminary findings from the U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) Scale Up grant, which showed that students of new teachers in grades 4-8 gained up to 6 additional months of learning in math compared to their peers taught by teachers who receive traditional professional supports.
Learn how this federal grant was used to support their teachers and mentors and how a district can implement mentoring that makes a difference for teachers and students.VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING
Webinar: Designing Effective Instructional Coaching for Teachers
New Teacher Center (NTC) joined Mathematica for a webinar to discuss lessons learned from NTC’s experience developing and implementing its instructional coaching model. During the webinar, the NTC:
- Describe the instructional coaching cycle used to provide feedback to teachers
- Explain how it monitors and supports coaches to promote high quality feedback
- Discuss the instructional coaching standards it uses to ensure consistent implementation across schools and districts
The webinar provided time for participants to ask the presenters questions about instructional coaching.
This event was part of a project to share lessons learned from the U.S. Department of Education’s Supporting Effective Educator Development grants. Mathematica Policy Research is leading the project for the Office of Innovation and Improvement in partnership with AEM and Knowledge Design Partners.VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING
Webinar: Coordinating Coaching: A District’s Approach to Student Achievement Through Instructional Coaching
New Teacher Center provided an overview of the newly released Instructional Coaching Program and Practice Standards and learned how the districts in one education agency integrated these standards into their system of teacher supports to provide quality professional learning opportunities that elevate student achievement.
NTC’s Instructional Coaching Standards provide a framework to consider the elements of a well-designed program and how to put the program into practice.
VIEW THE WEBINAR RECORDING