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Phases of First Year Teaching

The first year of teaching is a difficult challenge. Equally challenging is figuring out ways to support and assist new teachers as the enter the profession. This article offers information about the phases the new teacher enters as they go through the first year of teaching.

Illinois New Teacher Collaborative

The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative (INTC) provides statewide leadership for new teacher induction and mentoring. Check this website for resources and information pertaining to attracting and retaining new teachers, and enhancing their learning.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Better teaching, better learning, better schools...
National Board Certification, the path to Master Certification in Illinois, is a voluntary professional development experience that enhances teacher quality to increase student learning.

Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching is a series of classroom management strategies that will help teachers get the maximum instructional time in their classrooms. It's filled with practical suggestions and strategies for effective classroom management, instruction, and motivation.

Principal Information

The New Teacher Center at Santa Cruz

The primary purpose of the Santa Cruz/Silicon Valley New Teacher Project is to assist and support new teachers as they enter the teaching profession and to advance their skills and knowledge. This collaborative model focuses on improving classroom practice and on developing reflective teachers who are responsive to the diverse cultural, social and linguistic backgrounds of all students.

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

Better teaching, better learning, better schools...
National Board Certification, the path to Master Certification in Illinois, is a voluntary professional development experience that enhances teacher quality to increase student learning.

Tools for Teaching

Tools for Teaching is a series of classroom management strategies that will help teachers get the maximum instructional time in their classrooms. It's filled with practical suggestions and strategies for effective classroom management, instruction, and motivation.