Charting Our Journey: A Four-Day Agenda for Mentor Training
Kathy Dunne and Susan Villani, Learning Innovations at WestEd
Clarify qualities and roles of effective mentor teachers;
Understand the needs of new teachers, how those needs shift throughout the school year, and the implications for a mentorís role given these changing needs;
Engage with research-informed practices and critical elements of effective mentoring and coaching; and
Enhance participantsí understanding of essential mentoring skills.
Create a rubric for Domain 2: Classroom Environment based on a lesson observed on a video clip;
Practice and discuss nuances of confidentiality in conversations with colleagues and administrators.