BUILDING community, classroom management,
grant-writing and professional portfolios are among the topics covered
in a program designed to support early-career teachers.
The New Teacher Academy
program, run by TC Innovations, provides training and materials for
district facilitators who address these issues with cohorts of up to 25
teachers in18 bi-weekly school-based meetings focused on peer-mentoring
Average retention rates have risen from 50 to 90 percent in districts which use the program.
Costs vary according to the number of cohorts involved. Call: (212) 678-7449, email: firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit: http://continuingeducation.tc.columbia.edu.
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