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.

2022-2023 e-Institute for Beginning Teachers

Exciting live pedagogy and content sessions and INSPIRING guest speakers!

NTSP Infographic 5.24.22

Data Summit

Increase awareness and cultivate research interest in data from the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program

Teacher Impact

An independent assessment of the NC New Teacher Support Program finds that the program has demonstrated strong impact on teachers served.

Our Approach

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.


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.

Latest News & Tips

Communicating with Families: Planning for Meaningful Partnerships

By Kathy Fields | September 18, 2022

Now that the school year has commenced, you may be thinking of ways to improve communication with families in an efficient and proactive way! When and How? Knowing when to communicate with families is key to a strong home/school partnership. In general, it is important to start the school year or semester off with strong…

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Care Before Curriculum: Advice from Xavier Adams, 2022 North Carolina Beginning Teacher of the Year

By Kathy Fields | August 23, 2022

 Photo:  Terri Clark Photography As an instructional coach, I have never worked with someone that has a harder time accepting a compliment than Xavier Adams.  From my first visit to his class (via zoom during August 2020), he pushed me to give him more constructive feedback – it was clear he did not want to…

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May Spotlight: Recipe for Reflection

By Kathy Fields | May 16, 2022

2 parts teaching                                                                                     3 parts layers of support 1 part students 1 part instruction 1 part data A dash of creativity, hard work, and determination Blend together. Marinate for 180 days.  Enjoy! Like a recipe, school years can be complicated, challenging, and a little different each time you put the ingredients together. At Zeb-Vance Elementary…

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