Professional Development

As teachers increase their conceptual understanding of mathematics, they can apply a variety of strategies to support students in acquiring foundational understanding. For the teacher, this includes not only a deeper understanding of the mathematical concepts, but also having the pedagogical tools to be able to use effective instructional methodologies to reach all students.

NTN uses a Seven Level approach to professional development. All “Seven Levels of Professional Development” are necessary to successfully implement NTN methodologies, develop and deepen teachers content knowledge and pedagogy. Eliminating one of the levels could compromise the fidelity and success of the professional development model; therefore all seven levels are provided to each school in which we partner.

The Seven Levels of Professional Development are: