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JNTP training has long-term impact, both in and out of the classroom

Over the past 15 years, JNTP has trained over 1,000 beginning teachers and mentors in Jewish day schools across North America to be more effective in their roles. Most remain classroom teachers; others have moved on to day school administration, positions at other educational institutions and even careers outside of education. In celebration of our 15th year, we felt it would be interesting and instructive to ask some of our alumni how their JNTP training […]

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AVI CHAI Foundation Report Features Jewish New Teacher Project

A report from the Avi Chai Foundation and the Research Center for Leadership in Action (RCLA) at the Wagner School at New York University looks at the impact of mentoring in the classroom and beyond. The report makes clear that the mentors—whether veteran teachers in individual schools or visiting mentors itinerantly serving multiple schools—are becoming reservoirs of ideas and strategies, for use within and beyond the classroom that would benefit their schools overall. This collaborative […]

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JNTP participants and administrators weigh in on JNTP’s impact on teaching, learning and school culture

JNTP’s annual participant survey results are in and we couldn’t be more pleased with what we are hearing from the field! Participants and administrators feel that working with a mentor positively influences the beginning teacher’s teaching practice, as well as student learning in the teacher’s classroom. In addition, administrators see JNTP influencing the growth of their school in advancing teacher practice and student learning, speaking to JNTP’s whole-school impact. We at JNTP are always gratified […]

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JNTP Administrator Coaching: Strength in Numbers at Berman Hebrew Academy

Berman Hebrew Academy in Rockville, MD has partnered with JNTP since 2009, when the school first enrolled participants in JNTP’s teacher induction program. To date, the school has trained 10 mentors who have supported 14 new teachers with weekly one-on-one mentoring and classroom observation. As Head of School Dr. Joshua Levisohn shares, “[JNTP] has been a very positive boon to both the mentors and the mentees and has helped establish a [school] culture which takes […]

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The Jewish Week features Jewish New Teacher Project

This month, The Jewish Week featured the work of the Jewish New Teacher Project (JNTP) with an article and a video segment. The article, “Jewish Educators Turn to Mentoring for Growth, Support,” illustrates the need for and success of JNTP’s work through interviews with a new teacher, a mentor, JNTP Interim Director Fayge Safran and NTC Founder and CEO Ellen Moir. New teachers who are benefitting greatly from JNTP’s work are highlighted in the video segment, “Mentoring and […]

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NJ Jewish Standard profiles Jewish New Teacher Project

Publisher: New Jersey Jewish Standard View Original Article In an article entitled “Holding on to good teachers,” the New Jersey Jewish Standard profiles the Jewish New Teacher Project and its work to improve student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of beginning teachers in Jewish day schools.

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