The first years of practice can be a time of great hope and exhilaration -- and fatigue and anxiety. This group is designed to allow new teachers and veterans alike to connect and share that sense of community that is so important in the first years.

Health Science Instructor
Elementary school teacher from Reno, Nevada
Lead Teacher Educational Consultant
11th grade social studies teacher
Fortune 100 Instructional Designer
Special Education Resource Teacher (9-12)
Parent of two almost three children in public schools
Instructional Coach, Leadership Coach, Math Specialist
4-7 Science/Math/Technology Teacher from Rehoboth,MA
8th grade through Seniors at a small school
Learning Specialist: Technology for Stratford Hall
high math
Middle/High school teacher
New Teacher
Principal of a large elementary school in Canada
Seventh grade world history teacher from Hattiesburg, MS
Interim teacher; Recent graduate looking for first full-time teaching job.
Middle School Teacher
Life Science Teacher and Naturalist/Interpreter in Minnesota
Student Teacher, Perth Australia
retired instructional coordinator, current author and blogger
Educational Consultant and Learning Specialist
Principal at Andrews Elementary School, Andrews, North Carolina Cherokee Co
High School Science Teacher from Cincinnati, Ohio
Elementary Ed
Education Specialist, Transition; San Diego, CA
supervisor of curriculum and federal programs/north schuylkill schools