20th Annual National Symposium on Teacher Induction
February 11-13, 2018
Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport, Burlingame, California
Join New Teacher Center for our 20th National Symposium on Teacher Induction.
Our 20th International Symposium will be held February 11-13, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco Airport in Burlingame, California.
Symposium brings together district administrators, educators, researchers, policymakers, and all those with a collective investment in preparing and supporting our nation’s newest teachers. New Teacher Center believes that building a system of quality, trained mentors who can guide new teachers through their first few years in the classroom and offer them a leadership pathway, and that district and teacher leaders are key to developing such a system.
With over 900 attendees, dozens of concurrent sessions, and four areas of focused discussion, every participant becomes an integral part of the New Teacher Center community.
Session Focus Areas:
Teacher Leadership = Student Success (Early Learning, Teacher Induction, & Instructional Coaching)
Schools as Change Agents (School Leadership & Culture)
From Education to Social Justice (Equity, Advocacy, & Policy)
The Future Starts Now (Leadership, Innovation, & Funding)
Early Bird – Pricing before December 18, 2017
- Symposium only – $500
- Pre-conference and Symposium – $760
After Early Bird – Pricing after December 18, 2017
- Symposium only – $600
- Pre-Conference and Symposium – $850
Council of the Great City Schools Annual Fall Conference
Director, Strategic Partnerships
Vice President, Strategic Program Implementation
Vice President, School Leadership
Senior Vice President, Program Strategy & Delivery
Program Director, Teaching, Empowering Leading, and Learning (TELL) Initiative
Senior Vice President, Strategic Partnerships
October 18-22, 2017
- Session: Great Coaching: Developing Teacher, Mentors and Leaders for Urban Schools. Panel: Power of Collaboration – Creating an Aligned Support System for Teacher Development. Presented by Jodi Peters and Laura Baker. Thursday, October 19th from 9:15-10:30am. Room 7.
- Session: Inner Strength: How Great City Schools are Developing District Staff to be Urban School Leaders. Panel: Systems Change Through Aligned School Leader and Teacher Development. Presented by Colleen Oliver. Thursday, October 19th from 10:45am-12:15pm. Room 6.
- Session: Coaching Staff: Using Content Experts to Improve Urban Student Learning. Panel: Leveraging your Instructional Coaching Program for Greater Impact. Presented by Cindy Brunswick. Thursday, October 19th from 4:00-5:30pm. Room 7.
- Session: TELL Us: The Urban District Experience with the Teaching, Empowering, Leading, and Learning (TELL) Survey. Panel: The Power of TELLing It Like It Is – How to Use Working Conditions to Improve Student Learning Conditions. Presented by Dawn Shephard with Jefferson County Public Schools. Thursday, October 19th from 4:00-5:30pm.
- Session: Innovative Approaches to New Teacher Preparation and Induction in the Great City Schools. Panel: Rethinking Teacher Induction to have an Impact on Student Achievement, Teacher Practice and Teacher Retention. Presented by Lynn Kepp. Friday, October 20th from 9:15-10:30am. Hope Ballroom A – 3rd Floor.
Vice President, School Leadership
Senior Director, School Leadership
December 2-6, 2017
Conference Presentation: Systems Change Through Aligned School Leader and Teacher Development
Research shows that effective teachers and school leaders are the most critical in-school factors that impact student achievement. This session will identify strategies to position school leaders as strong instructional leaders and key drivers of overall teacher development, school transformation, and systems change. Participants will explore the impact of school leaders, instructional coaches, and mentors working together to provide consistent and persistent learning opportunities for all teachers.
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Presentation Time: Monday, December 4 at 9:30 am
Location: TBD at Event
Partner Event: 1440 Multiversity Education Conference: The Art and Science of Connecting Mind, Body, and Emotion for Student Success Conference
January 12-15, 2018
Multiversity Campus, 800 Bethany Drive, Scotts Valley, CA 95066
This event, The Art and Science of Connecting Mind, Body, and Emotions for Student Success will bring together teachers, mentors, coaches, school leaders, foundations, non-profits, researchers, and policymakers to explore the connections between our physical, emotional, and mental states, and the impact on motivation, learning, and overall success in school and life.
By understanding the inter-relatedness of mind, body, and emotions and preparing educators to support students with college, career, and life skills, we will reimagine the ways in which teaching and learning can impact students’ success and wellbeing over a lifetime.
In Case You Missed Us
Lessons Learned from I3 Study – Implications for Districts
Explore how districts can learn from the latest U.S. Department of Education’s Investing in Innovation (i3) validation results. We will share more on the teacher-mentor program that lead to increased student learning and how districts can implement their own teacher mentor program, including:
NTC’s induction model is a gold-standard that few peer organizations can match. These results prove that NTC’s method of training exemplary teachers to mentor their newer colleagues increases student learning by making teachers more effective in the classroom.Click Here To Watch The Webinar Online
Lessons Learned from Implementing an Instructional Coach Credentialing Program
During our interview with Dr. Bernadine E. Dorantes Supervisor, Coaching and Induction and Keith Calloway, Master Coach from Broward County Public Schools they discussed the lessons learned over 4 years of implementing an Instructional Coach Credentialing program at Broward County Public Schools.
New Teacher Center Regional Program Director, East, Mimi Appel shared how New Teacher Center partnered with Broward County Public Schools to support the development and certification of more than 300 Instructional Coaches.View
Implementing a Teacher Induction program in a Charter School Network
Dr. Frances Kellar, Director of New Teacher Support for Alliance College-Ready Public Schools; Ashley Dester, AP Literature Teacher/Instructional Coach; and Dr. Laura Hernandez-Flores, New Teacher Center Regional Program Director West shared insights and impact of 3 years of a teacher induction program in a Los Angeles charter school network of more than 26 schools annually supporting 525 new teachers.
The webinar also included a discussion of opportunities and challenges supporting those newest to the teaching profession.View