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.
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 »
Regional Mentor Roundtables provide a continuing form of specialized professional development for instructional mentors, coaches, district staff developers, principals, university faculty and othe Read more »
The school year moves along, you think you have a handle on the next math lesson, but the behavior of your students is exhausting. You wonder if you will make it as a teacher after this year. Sometimes you wonder about tomorrow! Why is it that other classes seem to know how to behave and your class management feels like a disaster? Read more »
This presentation on cultural competence was presented at the New Teacher Center Symposium in San Jose.