Early Teaching Academy 2022-2023

The Early Teaching Academy (ETA) is a cohort-based program designed for teachers with less than three years of classroom experience. ETA will be led by experienced educators and university faculty (i.e., NYS Teachers of the Year (NSTOY), NYS Master Teacher Emeriti (NYSMT), and Nationally Board Certified Teachers (NBCT). 

ETA Goals:

  • Supporting the needs of new educators.
  • Providing a forum to discuss social-emotional learning supports and strategies.
  • Sharing and developing a repository of instructional approaches and tools.
  • Strengthening and fostering collegial collaboration and networking.


  • Synchronous via Zoom
  • Asynchronous Support Hub

2022-2023 Dates:

  • August Onboarding | TBD by Participants
  • October 10 | Full Day
  • April Break | Full Day or Two Half Days | TBD by Participants
  • Monthly 1.5 Hour Zoom Sessions | September 2022 – May 2023 | TBD by Participants
  • May 2023 | Gathering and Closing Circle

Cost & Registration:

  • $650
  • Limited to 25 registrants
  • Registration Opens March 28

    Seminar Topics*

    • Developing a Growth Mindset and Collaborative Supports
    • Parent/Guardian Communication and Conferences
    • K-12 Grading Practices
    • Working with Students with Learning Differences
    • Goal Setting (first, second, and third year of teaching)
    • Classroom Management Techniques and Strategies
    • Diversity, Equitable, and Inclusive Teaching
    • Additional Topics
     *Caveat – Not an exhaustive list and topics subject to change.

    For more information, contact:

      Dr. Jerusalem Rivera-Wilson at jrivera-wilson@albany.edu

    Registration Opens Monday, March 28th

    REGISTRATION LINK: https://bit.ly/ETA22-23


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    1400 Washington Avenue
    Albany, NY 12222


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