This report summarizes the survey responses of 68 teacher trainers who provided instruction and guidance to newly hired teachers in August 2012.
This report summarizes survey results from newly hired teachers who participated in an August 2012 orientation and training duriprior to the start of school. Of survey respondents, most found orientation welcoming and useful. When asked about additional training they would like to receive, most wanted content-area instructional strategies, instructional technology, and using student data to plan instruction.
Based on spring 2012 survey results, teachers' most commonly mentioned professional development need was using technology in instruction, while campus administrators' most commonly mentioned topic was academic rigor.
In a Spring 2011 survey about professional development opportunity needs, teachers and campus administrators most often requested training in the state’s new academic assessment and using technology. For more information, read the full report.
Thirty-four teacher trainers provided guidance to newly hired AISD teachers in August 2011. When surveyed, most trainers responded that the information and support they received were of high quality and that they felt prepared.
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.
This report summarizes results from a survey of newly hired teachers who attended AISD's orientation week in August 2010. Most new teachers reported that district and campus orientations were useful. Read the full report for more results.
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.