New Teacher Academy

K-12 Educators

Connect with a supportive community and access instruction and coaching designed for new educators.

Aug. 19, 2021 (though participants can register through Oct. 15, 2021)
Sept. 29, 2021
Dec. 1, 2021
Feb. 9, 2022
May 4, 2022
TBD - four individual in-classroom coaching sessions
Catalyst - Whole Group Classroom Leadership: Foundational Skills (Day 1) 
One day at Catalyst Live

Time: 8:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. daily

Location: Sourcewell

$1,200 per participant;
Exclusive to schools in the five-county service area;
Lunch is provided

Materials included: The New Art and Science of Teaching and Tools for a Successful School Year texts 

Materials to bring: Laptop (recommended), classroom and school schedule (if available)

Prerequisite: None

CEUs: Teacher CEU

Learning objectives:

  • Learn and implement effective practices
  • Apply classroom management strategies based on Catalyst training
  • Explore equitable and social, emotional practices
  • Build relationships with other new teachers 

Collaborate with Sourcewell to provide essential support for beginning teachers. New Teacher Academy is designed to increase confidence and capacity in novice educators by combining relevant training with growth-focused coaching support. The Academy includes five full-day trainings at Sourcewell, four individual in-classroom coaching sessions, and Catalyst Whole Group Leadership and Catalyst Live courses. 

About the leaders:
Julie Benson and Mike Jordahl serve local schools as education consultants at Sourcewell.

Event Registration

Registration deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Check-in: 30 minutes prior to event start

Instructions on registering for the included Catalyst courses will be included in the confirmation email for New Teacher Academy.

New Teacher Academy

8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. each day

202 12th Street NE
Staples , MN 56479