Mentor Training

Mentor Training


Course:

Mentor Training

Date Monthly-begnning on the first of the month with access until the end of the month
Time Self-paced online
PDPs 15
Cost $150
   

 

Course Description:

This comprehensive mentor training covers information needed to become an effective mentor to a new teacher. In this course, you will learn about the profound effect that mentors have on the lives of others and what is necessary for a successful mentoring relationship; you will examine the challenges faced by new teachers, consider the importance of self-care for teachers, and explore the power of collaboration; you will also learn strategies to support your mentee with ELLs and students on IEPs and 504s.  Happy mentoring!

Prerequisite: Five years teaching experience and a professional teaching license.   

 

Course:
Developing High Quality Mentor Programs for School Districts 
Date Fall-September 15-October 15, 2018
Time Online, interactive, instructor taught
PDPs 15
Cost $200 (One Westfield State University Graduate Credit for an additional $80)
Instructor Jeannette Pierce, Retired Westfield Public Schools District Mentor Coordinator

 

This online, interactive instructor taught course is designed for educators who have a leadership role in their district‘s mentoring program, such as district mentor coordinators, human resource personnel, head mentors, or other district administrators. Through readings, research, and discussion, the course will guide the participants through a process for evaluating their current mentoring program and develop an action plan to improve the program so that it is in compliance with DESE guidelines for mentoring programs.

Instructor:  Jeannette Pierce, 17 years as a Mentor and 11 years as a Mentor Coordinator for Westfield Public Schools

Please contact Dr. Marsha Olsen, molsen@westfield.ma.edu, for registration form.