New Teacher Induction

We’re excited to share news on an initiative. The Division of Continuing and Professional Education, in collaboration with the UMKC School of Education academic divisions of Teacher Education and Curriculum Studies (TE&CS) and Educational Leadership, Policy, and Foundations (ELPF); the UMKC Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC); and contributing UMKC Charter Schools to accomplish A New Teacher Induction (NTI) program designed to address schools’ need for induction and initial hours of ongoing support for first year teachers or those new to the district per DESE requirements. The NTI program incorporates the Missouri Educator Evaluation processes as a foundation and expands outward to meet or exceed the underlying mission to improve student achievement and increase teacher retention.

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