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Students in EEP Districts Are Benefiting From Our Mentor Program! 

 

October 4, 2018 

Research conducted by The New Teacher Center shows that students in grades 4-8 who have a new teacher who was mentored, gained up to six additional months of learning in Math, compared to other students whose teachers did not receive mentoring.


Wow! Our mentors are changing the lives of both the new teachers and their students! 

 


Mentor Training in New Orleans

 

October 3, 2018 

Mentors from 2 of our districts (Texas Serenity Academy and George Gervin Academy) came together in the Crescent City this past weekend to learn how to support and grow newly hired teachers, while building capacity in them to effectively grow students academically, socially, and emotionally. 

 

All 21 participants reflected on the mentoring processes, communicating the campus culture, building the important mentee/mentor relationship, offering support, and an overall willingness for both mentee and mentor to grow!

 


A National Look at Teacher Recruitment

 

October 2, 2018 

 

Yes, Inc. is dedicated to ensuring all students have an effective teacher in the classroom on day one. We invest a substantial amount of time in a multi-step hiring process designed to give both school districts and the candidates the opportunity to evaluate their best fit based on interviews, trainings, lesson demonstration, and school visits.

 

These are just a few of the reasons why Yes, Inc. is dedicated to recruiting and training the best educators out there for our districts!

 

 

Over 40 percent of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years. - National Education Association

National Center for Education Statistics (2000) found that 20 percent of teachers in high-poverty schools have three or fewer years of teaching experience, compared with 11 percent in low-poverty schools. - National Center for Education Statistics

The number of applications received for each teacher posting in the U.S. decreased by 20 percent from 2014 to 2016 - shrinking faster than any other position type. - Talented Ed K-12