New Teacher Academy

  • A Guide to a Successful First Year!
    The single greatest effect on student learning and achievement is the effectiveness of the teacher. R3’s innovative New Teacher Academy will provide a scaffold of support through ongoing professional learning, implementation support, and one on one coaching.

    • 5 Professional Development Sessions
    • 5 On-site Coaching Visits
    • 5 Follow-up Reflections
    • One R3 Content Professional Development FREE
    • Campus Based Mentor Training
    • Unlimited implementation support and technical assistance via email or telephone

    Membership in the New Teacher Academy includes the following:

    • 5 Collaborative Professional Development Sessions:

    August: New Teacher In-service

    • What is an effective teacher?
    • Setting up classroom/learning environment
    • Setting up classroom/learning expectations
    • Effective planning

    September: Instructional Strategies Student Focus

    • Peer groupings
    • Technology
    • Engaging activities

    October: Instructional Strategies Teacher Focus

    • Questioning
    • Formative assessment
    • Behavior management

    November: Lesson Planning

    • Effective lesson plans
    •  Evaluating student learning
    • Differentiation
    • Accommodations

    December: Classroom Reset

    • Classroom learning expectations/environment
    • Refining skills

    Final: Program evaluation- Celebrations

    • R3 will form local cohorts of new teachers with neighboring districts to provide collaborative learning opportunities.

    Members of the New Teacher Academy also re ceive:

    The First Days of School by Harry WongTeach Like a Champion 2.0 by Doug Lemov

    5 Follow-up Reflections to each session through New Teacher Academy blog

    5 on-site visits

    • R3 coaching follow-up

    Unlimited Technical Assistance:  

    • Email, phone, Zoom

    R3 Content Professional Development free of charge

    Campus-based Mentor training

    • Being an effective mentor

Cost:

  • $1500 per teacher

    R3 will form local cohorts of new teachers with neighboring districts to provide collaborative learning opportunities. If local cohorts are not feasible, trainings may occur on-site or at R3.

Contact:

  • Laura Deiss
    Laura Deiss
    Elementary Science Specialist
    361-573-0731 Ext.232

     Lisa Weinheimer
    Lisa Weinheimer
    Education Specialist/Elementary Generalist
    361-573-0731 Ext. 297

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