Request to Conduct Research

The North Carolina New Teacher Support Program (NC NTSP) is a comprehensive, intensive induction support program aligned to each teacher’s individual needs, teaching assignment and school environment. The induction program offers a research- based curriculum and multiple services designed to increase teacher effectiveness, enhance skills, and reduce attrition among beginning teachers. Over the past seven years, the NC NTSP has engaged in ongoing program evaluation and research.


University partners, local school district or organizations that are interested in conducting research will need to complete the form (link below). Approved projects may use anonymized evaluation data sets from the NC NTSP program office, gain access to teacher level information, or access coaches, regional directors or district partners. Sharing of anonymized evaluation data will be made an accordance with data sharing agreements with the Friday Institute.


Prior to accessing the form, please review the guidelines.

  • Research projects should have a clear hypothesis and methodology for carrying out the research.
  • The NC NTSP accepts proposals that are submitted by research teams or individual researchers affiliated to different institutions/organizations or local school districts.
  • Submissions from private individuals (not affiliated to an organization) will not be considered.
  • On acceptance, Principal researchers will need to complete IRB or demonstrate affiliation to an ongoing study.
  • Research projects are required to provide quarterly written updates on the status of the research during the implementation of the projects (e.g. interim reports, blog posts, presentations, etc.). After completion of the project, peer reviewed research publication and conference submission are expected.
  • Any NC NTSP research paper, report or presentation will become part of our online collection of research. These will be published and disseminated through the NC NTSP channels (web, social media, events, etc.) freely accessible worldwide (Open Access).