Nearly two million new educators will enter the education profession over the next five years. The National Education Association (NEA) and ISTA are committed to welcoming and supporting new educators to ensure their success in the classroom and in their careers.   

Resources for New Educators 

Rising Educator Conference

Are you a new educator? Mark your calendar! ISTA will host the Rising Educator Conference Oct. 19 - 20. This conference offers new educators an opportunity to connect with the association, network with colleagues and potential mentors and learn techniques and takeaways to use in the classroom. 

Rising Educator Conference


ISTA knows that first year and early career educators need help with filling their classrooms with school supplies. ISTA launched ReSupply, which accepts new and used donated school supplies to outfit the classrooms of new and early career educators. 

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5 ways to engage with parents

Today, we celebrate Parents Day during American Education Week. Parent enga...

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ISTA ReSupply stems the impact of #OutOfMyPocket for new educators

$22,750 That’s the amount educators have spent out-of-pocket on school sup...

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6 classroom management tips

Challenges abound as a first-year teacher. Developing effective classroom m...

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