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Mentor practices that focus on instruction and learning have greater impact on student achievement

NEWS RELEASE May 3, 2018 Media Contact: Lauren Empson, Director of Communications, lempson@jntp.newteachercenter.org Mentor practices that focus on instruction and learning have greater impact on student achievement New Teacher Center publically releases Mentor Practice Standards for the first time SANTA CRUZ, CA ― Mentor practices with a strong focus on students’ academic, social, and emotional learning have a greater impact on student achievement and equitable outcomes than traditional mentor practices that focus on teacher emotional […]

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Research Insights: Improving Teacher Well-Being

Article from The National Association of Independent Schools Spring 2018 Magazine. In spring 2017, educators across the United States answered these questions as part of the Emotion Revolution for Educators survey, a joint initiative between the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence and New Teacher Center, supported by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. In the study, we wanted to unpack teachers’ current emotional reality and explore links between educators’ emotional lives and school-related experiences. Using social media and […]

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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 effective teacher is for the success of students. Written as a series of statements and questions, the standards emphasize the […]

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New Teacher Center Establishes First Ever Industry Standards for Teacher Induction Programs

Teacher Induction Program Standards Guide and Program Evolution Released The 20th National Symposium SANTA CRUZ, CA, February 12, 2018 – New Teacher Center (NTC), a national nonprofit focused on improving student learning by accelerating the effectiveness of teachers and school leaders, today released its Teacher Induction Program Standards (TIPS) at its 20th National Symposium. Working for the past 20 years to define the characteristics and fundamental elements of an evidence-based high-quality induction program that accelerates […]

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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 be the place that future teachers want to be,” said Roger Jones, dean of the School of Education, Leadership Studies […]

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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 91.1FM.

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