As we reflect on 2020, we're grateful for all of the amazing educators and leaders who have gone above-and-beyond this year for those they teach and lead. Moreover, we are so grateful for all of the small sacrifices made that have allowed us to collectively grow despite the additional challenges of this year.
Archive for month: December 2020
ATC Receives Tech Grant to Upgrade Virtual Coaching
Arkansas Teacher Corps (ATC), an alternative teacher certification program of the University of Arkansas, has been selected for one of twenty 2020 Video Observation Technology...
Summer Directors Selected, Accepting Mentor Apps
Whitney Carter (ATC '18), Alex Garcia (ATC '18), Kendra Ide (ATC '16), and Bernard Smith (ATC '17) have been selected to serve as the directors of logistics, facilitation, coaching and equity, respectively, for the 2021 ATC Summer Institute. Applications for summer mentors are due Sunday, January 17.
Working Together in Community
Happy Tuesday Everyone, I hope this message finds you well. Our blast topic for this week is our ATC core value of Collective Responsibility. Generally,...
Teacher Requests & Placement for 21-22
Although it has certainly been a challenging year, especially with logistics of virtual recruitment and training, we feel very confident moving into the 2021 placement...
ATC Welcomes 4 New Fellows After 1st Deadline
Susie O'Neal, Ariana Rowles, Riley Tribble, and Erica Williams have been selected for ATC fellowships to teach 4-8 social studies, 7-12 ELA, 7-12 social studies, and 7-12 family/consumer science, respectively, in the Arkansas Delta. The next deadline for fellowship applications is January 1, 2021.
Adjusting to 100% Virtual Coaching for Fall 2020
On the Teacher Development Team, we moved into the 2020-21 year knowing that we were going to be virtual but with a renewed focus on...
Strategic Plan 2025
“Growing Where Needed: A Strategic Plan for 2020-2025” highlights nine main priorities that will allow us to double the number of fellows supported each year, ultimately reaching over 40,000 students and saving nearly $2,000,000 through increased efficiencies.
Unlocking Your Wisdom
Why can we give friends, family, loved ones, students, coworkers, etc. all the great advice they need, while we don’t actually show up for ourselves in that same way consistently? Is it just me that notices this? This year I think I’ve learned something of this answer as it pertains to me.