Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers: Models of Induction and Support( second edition) / Edition 2
  • Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers: Models of Induction and Support( second edition) / Edition 2
  • Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers: Models of Induction and Support( second edition) / Edition 2

Comprehensive Mentoring Programs for New Teachers: Models of Induction and Support( second edition) / Edition 2

by Susan Villani
     
 

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.See more details below

Overview

This updated edition presents 18 successful real-world programs, 5 factors for developing a comprehensive mentoring initiative, and new material for mentoring special education, math, and science teachers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781412966139
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
06/16/2009
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
223
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Charlotte Danielson
Preface
Part I. Supporting New Teachers to Accelerate Their Effectiveness and Keep Them in the Profession
1. Addressing the Needs of New Teachers and Supporting Their Learning
Major Causes of the Shortage of Teachers
Impact of High Teacher Turnover on Students
Financial Cost of High Teacher Turnover
Induction and Mentoring Programs Improve Teacher Retention
Defining Induction, Mentoring, and Comprehensive Mentoring Programs
The Needs of New Teachers
Five Phases Experienced by First-Year Teachers
2. A Closer Look at Mentoring
Mentors: Supporters, Guides, and Sometimes Reformers
The Mentor’s Role
Ways Mentors Support New Teachers
Mentor Preparation
Stages of Mentor Growth
Professional Development That Addresses the Varied Needs of New Teachers
Benefits of Comprehensive Mentoring Programs to the Entire School Community
3. Factors to Consider While Thinking About Program Development
Goals
Funding
Roles of Shareholders
Mentors
Principals
School Staff
Coordinators/Steering Committee
Collaboration Inside and Outside
New Teacher Evaluation and Confidentiality
Part II. Charts of Program Highlights, Commentary, and Program Descriptions
4. District Programs
Glendale, AZ
Oconee, GA
Muscatine, IA
Dover-Sherborn, MA
Vicksburg Community Schools, MI
Saint Paul, MN
Rochester City, NY
Columbus, OH
5. State Programs
California - BTSA- Stockton Unified School District
Connecticut - BEST- North Haven High School
State of New Jersey
6. Regional or National Efforts to Specifically Support New Mathematics and Science Teachers
EDC
eMSS
NNECN
7. District and University Programs That Support New Special Education Teachers
Fairfax County - Great Beginnings
Special School District, St. Louis
University of Hawaii
8. Collaboration Between Three Institutions to Support New Teachers
Georgia State and NCTAF
Part III. Now What?
9. Developing a Comprehensive Mentoring Program
Appendices
Bibliography
Index

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