We improve teacher effectiveness.
We offer consistent, individualized coaching aligned to personal growth and professional development.
The NC NTSP is a leader in university-based induction support through the belief in and practice of transformative, intentional coaching to increase student achievement by improving beginning teacher effectiveness and retention.
An independent assessment of the NC New Teacher Support Program finds that the program has demonstrated strong impact on teachers served.
The NC NTSP is a comprehensive, university-based induction program offering a research-based curriculum and multiple services designed to increase teacher effectiveness, enhance skills, and reduce attrition among beginning teachers. The NC NTSP provides each teacher: (1) intensive Institute; (2) intensive, individualized classroom coaching; & (3) aligned professional development sessions. The goal of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) is to improve student achievement by improving beginning teacher effectiveness and teacher retention.
“As a beginning teacher the one-on-one support was wonderful and provided me with specific feedback. The feedback I received allowed me to implement new practices in my classroom that allowed for maximum student engagement.” – Teacher
“Beginning teachers have been more prepared for instruction and in their ability to build relationships and implement good behavior management techniques.” - District Beginning Teacher Coordinator
“My coach is great; she always makes herself available to me for the littlest questions I have. She always provides me with new ideas and methodology to further skills that I already possess. It is nice to have someone who teaches me as well as listens to me when I need to run something by her.” - Teacher
Upcoming Events & Training
NC NTSP Podcast are now available! Are you looking for a podcast about teaching that is short, engaging, and research-based, delivered by a variety of experienced professionals who still do the work daily? Look no further than the NTSP Podcast. A team of our instructional coaches, along with guests, address topics relevant to our practice right now. From classroom management to student groupings, relationships to grit, our coaches take research and apply it to real-world classroom needs.
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Perspective | Certainty in an uncertain time: NC NTSP commitment to supporting North Carolina’s Beginning Teachers
As a university-based induction program, the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) partners with educator preparation programs (EPPs) to support their mission in training pre-service teachers while strengthening university partnerships with existing school partners and building new ones. NC NTSP provides individual instructional coaching and professional development to all statewide partners, as well…Read More
There are many characteristics within a school community that influence student achievement, but no other characteristic has as much influence as teacher quality. There is agreement about this among those who have taught which is also substantiated by a growing body of empirical research that demonstrates that a teacher’s ability to improve student performance —…Read More
COVID-19 has presented an abundance of obstacles and opportunities for learning to educators. A most pressing challenge is the delivery of instruction. With school districts having autonomy in the method of instruction, support staff not directly connected to one school or district have had to navigate a variety of instructional learning plans to sustain partnerships.…Read More