MTA New Teacher Webinars

New Teacher webinars are open to MTA members, or newly hired teachers in districts represented by MTA.

Register Online for 2009-2010 New Teacher Webinars

Registration for each session is limited to 25 participants.

  • Reading in advance of an assigned article -- upon registration, participants will be sent the link to the article.
  • Trainer introduction and overview of the session.
  • Brief introduction by participants.
  • Online PowerPoint presentation with opportunity to ask questions throughout.
  • Discussion among participants of content of article and presentation and issues raised by participants -- including breakout sessions and quizzes.
  • Guidance from trainer about extending the webinar learning through applications to teaching practices.

Webinar Requirements

School districts should provide webinar participants with documentation using the following guidelines:

Complete the assigned reading in advance of the webinar and write a reflective essay answering the question, "What did I learn from this reading that I can apply to my practice?" Active participation in the webinar verified by instructor. Completion of an extending activity from a list provided during the webinar.  

Register Online for 2009-2010 New Teacher Webinars

Establishing Classroom Routines
September 21, 24, 28, 30 or October 6

Managing Student Behavior
October 5, 8, 13, 15, or 21

Informal Classroom Assessments & Retesting
October 19, 22, 27, 28 or 29

Grading Student Work
November 2, 4, 9, 12 or 16

Preparing for Parent-Teacher Conferences
November 18, 23, 30, December 3 or 8

Dealing with Difficult Parents
December 14, 17, 21, 23 or January 6

Legal Basics for New Teachers
January 7, 11, 12, 21 or 25

E-mail and Internet Perils: Avoiding the Avoidable in the Digital Workplace
January 26, 28, February 3, 4 or 8

Working with Instructional Aides
February 11, 22, 23, 24, or March 1

Transitions and Sponge Activities
March 4, 8, 9, 11 or 16

Rules, Consequences and Positive Recognition
March 17, 18, 22, 24 or 25

Reading and Implementing IEPs
March 29, 31, April 7, 8, or 12

Behavior and Performance Conferencing & Contracts
April 15, 27, May 3, 5, or 10

Preparing for the End of the School Year
May 11, 13, 17, 20 or 25

Webinar Fee: $30
Webinar Time: 4-6 p.m.

Registration Information

All registration is done online. Participants will be sent passwords to online offerings and materials. Register Online for 2009-2010 New Teacher Webinars

Contact Information
Please contact Beverly Eisenman at beisenman@massteacher.org or 1-800-392-6175 x8362 for answers to specific questions or to schedule any workshop.