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Arizona Teach Camp

This program, aimed towards novice special education teachers, provides these teachers with day-long training sessions and ongoing year-long virtual and face-to-face professional development.

Oklahoma State Department of Education, Teacher Induction Program

This program supports early-career educators by pairing them with extensively trained mentors during their first years in the classroom and provides both the novice teacher and mentor with ongoing professional development.

Virginia Department of Education, Pilot Program Supports First-Year Special Education Teachers

This program, created in partnership with the Council for Exceptional Children (CEC), provides first-year special education teachers with a free membership to CEC and access to its resources, as well as in-person professional development conducted by CEC experts.

Corona-Norso School District's Teacher Induction Program

This program assigns first- and second-year participating teachers with individualized one-on-one weekly mentoring and support during their first 2 years participating in the induction program. This job-embedded mentoring and coaching is based on the individual needs of new teachers, as identified through a self-assessment using the California Standards for the Teaching Profession.

Kansas eMentoring for Student Success (eMSS)

eMSS (eMentoring for Student Success) provides new and veteran teachers with content, endorsement, and grade-level focused mentoring through an online technology network. Through eMSS, teachers collaborate in an interactive community to facilitate the exchange of information, ideas, and experiences in order to advance high-quality instruction for all students.

Supporting Effective Educator Development (SEED) Grant Program

The SEED grant program from the U.S. Department of Education provides funding to increase the number of highly effective educators by supporting the implementation of evidence-based preparation, development, and enhancement opportunities for educators.