Finding Common Threads: Selected Summary of the Research on the Courage to Teach Program and the Process of Teacher Formation (August 2005) Mike Poutiatine, Ph.D.
Over the past decade Courage to Teach has pursued its mission in a thoughtful,
dedicated and meaningful way. The Courage to Teach (CTT) Seasonal retreat program
now boasts over 3000 alumni nationally. This foundation of participant experience and
CTT practice offers a wealth of knowledge and insight into the role that teachers’
identity, integrity and renewal play in the practice of good teaching. Data gathered from
this base of participants provide compelling evidence of teacher formation as an effective
and viable approach for developing and sustaining the best teachers for our nation’s
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