Category: Featured Blogs

Featured Blogs
New Teacher Center Names Desmond Blackburn CEO

  Dear NTC Community, We are thrilled to announce that Desmond Blackburn, Superintendent of Brevard Public Schools, Chief for Change, and Broad Fellow, will be taking on the role of CEO of New Teacher Center (NTC). This is a new and exciting chapter for NTC, and we will use this amazing opportunity to build upon our past successes as NTC evolves in the future. Over the past 20 years, NTC has provided teachers across the […]

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NTC Statement on School Violence

NTC Statement on School Violence By Liam Goldrick and Wendy Baron At a time of unspeakable tragedy and violence, our nation is witnessing a historic outpouring of student leadership. Students from across America are speaking up, challenging the status quo, and insisting our political leaders take actions that will reduce gun violence. Recent public statements by students reveal that they are worried about the easy access to guns and believe that arming teachers is not […]

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, A day of celebration, remembrance, and service.

“Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is not only for celebration and remembrance, education and tribute, but above all a day of service.” – Coretta Scott King By: Tirzah Enumah, NTC Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion We are in the education sector because we want to serve kids. However, despite the efforts of millions of adults in schools, districts, and education support organizations, we still have a system that perpetuates inequity and oppresses children […]

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President Donald Trump’s rescinding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) revokes American promise to nearly 800,000 young children.

New Teacher Center CEO Ellen Moir issued the following statement: Our country has been lauded as the ‘land of opportunity,’ where anyone can succeed if they just work hard enough. However, we know that this is not true. Those born into poverty, certain zip codes, or certain backgrounds all face barriers to reaching their full potential. The latest assault on DACA takes back the promises our government made to children of undocumented families, and brings […]

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NTC Evidence of Retention

New Teacher Center built its induction work to support early career teachers with job-embedded, ongoing coaching support to help them get better faster and stay in the profession. For the past fifteen years, NTC has tracked and documented our impact on new teacher retention. NTC has a legacy of improving the retention of the teachers we support and we want to share some examples of the significant gains we’ve seen. While we did not specifically […]

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Statement: Responding to Charlottesville and Racism in America

New Teacher Center’’s CEO Ellen Moir Message to NTC Staff on the racism in Charlottesville: This weekend, racism once again became the image of our country. The events in Charlottesville and the gathering of white supremacists is abhorrent and has left many shocked that such a thing could happen in America. Yet, should we be so shocked by the weekend’s events? The truth is that this type of systemic oppression and racism is not new […]

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