News Tag: Desmond K. Blackburn

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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 […]

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JNTP
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 […]

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Teaching Conditions
Why is the first year so difficult for new teachers? It doesn’t have to be.

Ellen Moir New Teacher Center Founder and CEO We all have a story of an amazing teacher who made a difference, or at least know of one. For me, it was my high school Spanish teacher, Miss Hayward. Miss Hayward was deeply committed to her students. She helped me to be the first in my […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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It’s all about the feedback: Lessons Learned from the Federal i3 Grant Results

By: Ali Callicoatte Picucci, PhD, NTC Vice President of Impact and Improvement In June 2017, we released exciting, statistically significant results that showed students of NTC-supported teachers gain up to five months of additional learning in reading and math (that’s over half a school year!). More importantly, these results were found in schools with high […]

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