Mentor Teacher Academy
At a time when bolstering the education workforce is so important, Learning Forward stands ready to help your district.
Today’s beginning teachers need the support of an expert mentor more than ever as they work through the challenges of designing virtual curriculum and managing their unique classroom environments.
Through a customized, multi-day, blended learning experience, your mentors will learn to prepare experienced teachers to model, guide, and coach beginning teachers towards highly accelerated effectiveness. Effective mentoring ensures that each of our children benefits from a highly qualified teacher. As you look to recovery and reinvention, Learning Forward helps you ensure that your most recent hires are equipped to be the most effective throughout their entire career.
Your mentors will learn to:
- Build strong relationship and communication skills;
- Apply adult learning theory to the mentoring role;
- Diagnose and prioritize classroom management, instruction, and content-specific pedagogy;
- Design and implement a mentoring support plan;
- Develop mentee knowledge and skills; and
- Support mentee growth and development to address your students’ learning needs.
What we do
Our support for mentor teachers includes:
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