With support from the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Center for Strengthening the Teaching Profession formed the New Teacher Alliance in 2006. In collaboration with Washington State's Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction, seven school districts and two educational service districts committed to improve their practice in five areas of teacher induction: hiring, orientation, mentoring, professional development and assessment of teacher learning. Read more »
The writing shared in these two volumes is insightful, reflective, and thought-provoking. These teachers have made valuable contributions to our profession. Click on an image to view Teachers' Voices.
Allyson took part at last summer's CSTP writer's retreat. Attached is the article that came from her days of relfection.
This message comes jointly from the National Board partners: CSTP, WEA, and OSPI
Washington State provides a monetary incentive for National Board Certified Teachers who teach in challenging schools. A Read more »
NEW!! Both teacher leaders and systems leaders can use the newest companion tool to the Teacher Leadership Skills Framework. Read more »
Using Elluminate, an online collaboration system that enables live synchronous professional development, this interactive seminar will enable principals to gain a deeper understanding of ef Read more »
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Three weeks ago, 225 mentors and instructional coaches gathered at the Lynnwood Conference Center for three days of professional learning and networking. Sponsored by CSTP and OSPI, with funding Read more »