of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program is to improve the effectiveness of beginning teachers through intensive induction support aligned to each teacher’s individual needs, teaching assignment, & school environment.
on serving teacher’s and their students
in the state’s priority schools.
About one-third of teachers exit the profession within their first three years of teaching & almost half leave the profession after five years. Participation in beginning teacher support programs is linked to increased retention, higher satisfaction, greater commitment, & more effective in instructional practices.
(Ingersoll & Smith, 2004; Ingersoll, 2012; Ingersoll & Strong, 2011)
Education Policy Initiative at Carolina will assess program impact, implementation, & sustained benefits attributed to the program. Researchers will provide information on the impact
of the NC NTSP on:
beginning teachers during their first years of teaching by providing:
the work of the North Carolina New Teacher Support Program and hear directly from our teachers and team, visit