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President’s Education Budget Leaves Educators and Students Without Key Supports

New Teacher Center’s CEO, Desmond Blackburn, released the following statement in response to the President’s proposed FY2020 budget: “The proposed cuts to Title II are a serious blow to educators and their ability to access professional learning opportunities we know to work. Teachers deserve professional learning and development that elevates and accelerates their effectiveness. We’ve […]

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New Teacher Center CEO Names Executive Team to Lead Organization into the Future

Nonprofit reinforces commitment to underserved students and educator effectiveness SANTA CRUZ, CA – June 6, 2019― Desmond Blackburn, CEO of New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of educators, named his Executive Team. Executive Team members include: Chiara Garonzik, Chief Strategy Officer Atyani Howard, Chief Program […]

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U.S. Department of Education Awards $33 Million to Support Effective Educator Development

New Teacher Center and 13 other organizations receive the 2018 federal Supporting Effective Educator Development grant     SIGN UP FOR IMPACT UPDATES Complete the form below for additional impact updates and resources SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school […]

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School-based Mentoring Proven to Increase Student Learning When Centered on Instructional Practice and Optimal Learning Environments

New Teacher Center uses federal i3 Scale-Up grants to show impact of school-based mentoring on student achievement SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, found improved instruction in districts with NTC school-based mentoring, compared to teachers who […]

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Mike Magee Joins New Teacher Center Board of Directors

NEWS RELEASE SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on disrupting the predictability of educational inequities for systemically underserved students by accelerating educator effectiveness, announces Chiefs for Change CEO, Mike Magee, as the newest member of the organization’s Board of Directors. Chiefs for Change is a nonprofit, bipartisan network of […]

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Federal Grant Analysis Shows Promising Impact of NTC Trained Mentors on Teacher Practice and Student Achievement

Preliminary i3 Scale-Up results show  students of new teachers gain up to 6 additional months of learning in math compared to their peers   SANTA CRUZ, CA ― New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, received the preliminary results of the […]

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