News Type: In the News

Standards for teacher induction programs released

By: Linda Jacobson Dive Brief: The New Teacher Center’s (NTC) released 2018 Teacher Induction Program Standards to provide school leaders with a framework for supporting new teachers during their first two to three years in the classroom. The standards state that “well-qualified, carefully selected, extensively trained” mentors are just as necessary for a new teacher’s success as an […]

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Lynchburg College revising teacher prep program

By: Josh Moody From The News & Advocate Lynchburg College plans to restructure its teacher preparation curriculum and develop new instructional partnerships with local school divisions as part of an upcoming program overhaul. “Our vision is to become a top-tier program and a program of choice for students who want to teach. We want to […]

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Education Matters – 11/25/17

Host Steve Brown welcomes Dr. Richard Ingersoll; Professor of Education and Sociology, Board of Overseers Chair of Education at the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Lynn Kepp; Sr. Vice President of Strategic Partnerships at the New Teacher Center, and Colleen Oliver; Vice President of the New Teacher Center. Listen to the interview here on Public Radio WGTD […]

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California teachers feel more power and influence than peers in other states, survey finds

California teachers, more than peers in other states,  feel empowered to voice their opinions and say they have influence over decisions and policies in their schools. In increasing numbers, they say they are satisfied with the instructional materials they are using and the school based, peer-led training they are receiving. The latest survey results coincide […]

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What can states learn about teacher empowerment from California?

View this brief from Education Dive Dive Brief: The RAND Corporation’s annual American Teacher Panel Surveyconducted in May in a dozen states nationwide indicates that teachers in California feel they have more of a voice and influence in their school’s affairs and are more involved in school decision-making, EdSource reports. This increase in perception of influence […]

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Support for teachers: One-on-one online mentoring fills a niche

In the face of teacher shortages, the search for ways to keep those already in the profession on track and supporting students has become more urgent. One solution gaining more traction: teachers helping each other online. Courtesy of BetterLesson By: Story Hinckley NOVEMBER 9, 2017 —Second grade teacher Sara Schonfeld carries around a notebook with her during […]

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