Join the Network
NCTR Network members collaborate, exchange best practices, and learnings, and partner to continuously improve their programs and influence teacher preparation nationally.
Network programming is designed to support programs to meet their own goals for improvement; to center equity in residency design; and implementation and to advance the field toward effective clinical preparation.
NCTR offers Network partners technical, advocacy, and support services, acting as a hub of innovation in teacher preparation and effectiveness training, policy, and practice arenas. NCTR programming is designed to:
- Strengthen the teacher residency movement through advocacy and marketing support for long-term sustainability.
- Infuse the Network with innovations informed by both the policy landscape and promising practices from the field.
- Embolden Network partners as critical friends within a professional learning community that prioritizes knowledge creation, acquisition, and sharing.
- Strengthen teacher preparation outcomes by promoting ongoing evaluation and the meaningful use of program impact and implementation data.