Lessons Learned as a 1st Year NYC Teacher

2nd year NYC DOE, charter, and private school teachers reflect on what they learned, what they could've improved on, and what they wish they knew in their first year of teaching.

Lessons Learned as a 1st Year NYC Teacher

First-year teacher challenges, successes, lessons learned, and regrets ("wish i knew...!")

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Panelists are current 2nd year teachers from district and charter schools in NYC:

  • Morgan Tarleton, NYC DOE
  • Maggie Walker, Mesa Charter High School
  • Sean Mullane, NYC Teaching Fellows

Are you a new or aspiring teacher interested in what one can expect in their first year teaching? What challenges to prepare for? How to set yourself up for success? Is work-life balance possible? Learn from three teachers who completed their first year and want to share! Lessons applicable to all grades.

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