New Teacher Center’s Review of State Policies on Teacher Induction summarizes our analysis of induction and mentoring policies in all 50 states. Built upon 10 critical policy criteria, this paper highlights leading state policies and offers policy recommendations to encourage the design and implementation of comprehensive, high-quality induction and mentoring programs.
This Guide explores how the state can solidify the 2010 Performance Evaluation Reform Act's (PERA) role in informing and supporting new teacher development. In this effort, we have identified two main priorities for Illinois policymakers and PERA implementers.
This Policy Brief discusses how the learning curve of new teachers presents challenges to student achievement and provides a new vision for teacher development supported by a host of promising examples.
This report shines the spotlight on one aspect of teacher work: the importance of mentoring and the leading role that exemplary, experienced teachers are taking in this endeavor. Published by the College Board, the report is the fourth in an ongoing series of reports on the importance of teaching and teacher quality.
This Policy Brief explores the intersection between state induction policy and local induction program implementation and examines the question: How does state policy impact the development and quality of local induction programs?