01 Aug 2012

New Teacher Center (NTC) recently became a signatory on the Time to Succeed Coalition. Here, NTC Policy Analyst Jennifer Burn writes about how districts and schools should expand the time made available to new teachers and their mentors for ongoing professional development.

19 Jun 2012

Last month, something happened that – with the right political will – could change the teaching profession as we know it. In front of a May 2012 U.S. Department of Education convening of state and district education leaders from across the country, the heads of eight influential policy organizations signed a shared vision for transforming the teaching profession. 

11 Jun 2012

In these challenging budgetary times, we thought we’d share a story of how a decade of financial support from the  Applied MaterialsFoundation, the philanthropic arm of a Santa Clara, California-based corporation, committed to supporting education in the communities where the company has a presence, is helping to accelerate teacher effectiveness and improve student learning.

04 May 2012

It’s Teacher Appreciation Week, and we at New Teacher Center are celebrating by thanking our favorite teachers.

22 Feb 2012

Even though it’s a story I’ve heard time and time again, I was so moved to hear directly from this new teacher who was desperately struggling in isolation. This teacher and her story stuck in my mind. I had to help.