The Delta Teacher Efficacy Campaign (DTEC) is seeking K-6 teachers in New York City to receive FREE professional development designed to enhance their knowledge about teacher efficacy, and instructional strategies on literacy and Math. Future Executives, Inc. and its partner NAACP New York City Housing Authority Branch (NYCHA) to conduct the program in NYC. “With Education being one the five mandated Game Changers of NAACP, the NAACP NYCHA branch is excited about the grant and how is can positively impact our youth.” says NYCHA branch President Lynn Spivey.
The Teacher Efficacy Academy (TEA) is a nine-module online course that offers 180 teachers located in NYC the opportunity to reflect, purposely, on their own self-efficacy. Upon successful completion of the course, the anticipated result is a better understanding of the correlation between teacher efficacy and student achievement.
Selected participants are required to attend one in-person session scheduled between April and May 2015 and will receive a stipend to defray travel costs. Participants, supported by Future Executives, Inc. Simone-Monet Wahls as facilitator will be required to complete weekly Academy modules that include a discussion question and journal entry.
Teacher participants earn Teacher Efficacy Academy certification upon completion. Depending upon approval from our District, the training may be used as professional development credits.
DTEC is a collaboration between DeltaResearch and Educational Foundation and the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. funded by a matching grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Click here to learn more about the three year campaign. The Deadline to apply is March 8, 2015.
When applying make sure to:
1. Choose Eastern Region
2. Mention Future Executives, Inc. Program in NYC in the additional Information area
3. Apply by clicking here