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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 our past successes as NTC evolves in the future. Over the past 20 years, NTC has provided teachers across the […]

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eJewish Philanthropy reports on JNTP’s grant from Avi Chai Foundation

Publisher: eJewish Philanthropy View Original Article In “Avi Chai Funds Capacity Building Plan of Jewish New Teacher Project,” eJewish Philanthropy, an independent Jerusalem based resource, reported that The Jewish New Teacher Project (JNTP) announced the receipt of a $1,425,000 grant from Avi Chai Foundation. The grant, which covers a two year period, is focused on helping the organization to implement its long-term strategic plan to advance student learning in Jewish Day Schools, especially in New […]

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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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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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Are All Your Coaches Working from the Same Playbook?

By Anne Udall —  As baseball season begins, our team of all-stars at New Teacher Center (NTC) has been thinking a lot about how much baseball has in common with teaching. Just like players on the field, teachers can be easily confused if the coaching they are receiving isn’t encouraging, consistent and actionable. Everyone involved from the head coach (principal) to the assistant coaches (mentors) needs to be on the same page. Our founder and CEO, Hall of Fame […]

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Reducing Strikeouts From Day One

By Ellen Moir —  You wouldn’t put a rookie baseball player in a major league game without training first, right? So why would you put a rookie teacher into a classroom without adequate support? To create effective baseball players, and prevent strikeouts, rookies are coached on how to improve their game with efficient one-on-ones and extra guidance. Rookie teachers need more intensive coaching, too. But right now, most rookie teachers are put up to bat […]

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