Tennessee Education Association

Great Public Schools for All Students


New Teacher Committee

The New Teacher Committee is an ad hoc committee to address the needs of teachers with five or less years of teaching in the classroom. Its duties are to:

  • Act as advocates for new teacher issues and concerns

  • Communicate needs of new teacher members at state level

  • Plan, promote and host an annual conference for new teachers

  • Promote interest in professional conferences and self-improvement programs

  • Recommend legislation for new teachers through efforts of TEA

  • Encourage local affiliates to provide programs of professional support for novice teachers

Staff Liaisons:

       Mary Campbell
manda Chaney


       Hope Shields