During 2009–2010, 479 new teachers were mentored by 419 experienced teachers during more than 12,000 sessions. Planning was the most common type of mentoring activity. See the report for more details.
A Spring 2010 survey of teachers and campus administrators showed that staff most often requested additional training in integrating technology into instruction, rigor in the curriculum, and differentiated instruction.
Results from a November 2009 survey of new teachers 3 months after they had completed new teacher training showed that most teachers felt the training had been beneficial. Teachers also reported areas in which they wanted more training.
Question: What impact did the New Teacher Academy (NTA) in August 2009 have on its teacher participants 3 months later when they were teaching in the classroom?
Newly hired AISD teachers who attended the district’s new teacher training in August 2009 were surveyed in November 2009 about the training and their needs for training and support.