Preparing for another school year can often be a time for school leaders to help support a new teacher joining their staff. Ongoing observation, feedback, and instructional coaching creates a system for continuous learning and growth for all teachers, but what if school leaders could maximize that learning for the new teacher’s growth in their first few years in the field? This presentation will help leaders to influence the new teacher’s ability to reflect on instruction and apply their learning with confidence as they begin in ministry.
Meredith Pucci is the principal at Westside Christian School in Middleton. She also supports pre-service teachers as a student teacher supervisor at Wisconsin Lutheran College. She has a Master’s of Science in Literacy with Reading Specialist license and training in Administration with Principal and Director of Instruction licenses. Throughout the last 16 years, she has worked with students from PreK2 – 8th grade and at the college level as an instructional coach, reading interventionist, Reading Recovery teacher, and classroom teacher.
Monday, June 20