New Teacher Development Program . Tamika Estwick-Sen. Program Manager Elizabeth Kurkjian Henry- New Teacher Developer Alexis Harewood - Year II Teacher . Give One/Get One. List two ways you plan to orient and support your new teachers?. Outcomes .
Tamika Estwick-Sen. Program Manager
Elizabeth Kurkjian Henry- New Teacher Developer
Alexis Harewood- Year II Teacher
List two ways you plan to orient and support your new teachers?
The 1993 Education Reform Act [Chapter 71, Section 38G] and the
Massachusetts Regulations for Educator Licensure [603 CMR 7.00] require
districts to provide systems of support for all incoming and novice
educators. The regulations place special emphasis on mentoring for novices,
even making participation in a mentoring program a prerequisite for the
Accelerate New Teacher Practice
Increase Student Learning
Principals’ support for mentoring and induction programs – particularly, those related to collegial support – also appears to play a prominent role in beginning teachers’ decisions to quit or remain on the job. Smith and Ingersoll (2004) found that those who experience such support are less likely to leave teaching or change schools.
From Teacher Retention Issues: How Some Principals are Supporting and Keeping New Teachers, Journal of School Leadership, v. 17 November 2007, by Kathleen Brown and Susan Wynn
A testimonial from Alexis Harewood- New Teacher