PUBLICATIONS ON DEVELOPING A

MENTORING & INDUCTION PROGRAM


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CATEGORY - DESIGNING A MENTORING & INDUCTION PROGRAM -

This KIT is the most comprehensive package of information.

 Item #91

"The High Impact Induction Program Kit"

A complete KIT of materials for:

* Designing and implementing a NEW teacher mentoring and induction program, AND...

* Improving the impact on teaching and student learning by an EXISTING induction program.

INCLUDES:

  • "Developing a High Impact Teacher Mentoring & Induction Program", 91 pages, worth $60!
  • "Why You MUST Develop Your OWN Mentoring Program"
  • "Designing a Quality Mentoring and Induction Program: 10 Essentials"
  • "The Basics of New Teacher Orientation and Induction Programming"
  • "Mentors & Guides: Peer Assistance That is Matched to the Protege's Experience"
  • "The Released Time Options for Mentors and Peer Coaches"
  • "Strategies for Sustaining Your Induction Program"
  • "The Use of Team Mentoring: Examples From State Induction Programs"
  • "A Three Year Induction Program Outline"
  • "A Sample Model & Schedule for Implementing an Induction Program Plan"
  • "What is the BEST Induction Program Model?"
 Approx. 130 pages
$105

a $59 savings
over buying all this separately at $154.
Caution: This KIT includes all the items listed below in other sections, so you don't need to buy both the KIT and the book or other items too.
 

There are two ways to buy the following information. First, you can buy the WHOLE BOOK. 

 Item #1
How to Develop a High Impact Teacher
Mentoring and Induction Program
 
By Barry Sweeny, © 2000
 
Puzzled about how best to develop a powerful mentoring and induction program? This book is just what you need! It was the basis for Barry's 2 day preconference session at ASCD in March 2000 at New Orleans, is the hand out for the program development workshop at Barry's Mentoring Conferences, and has received rave reviews!.
The book provides you with a guide for the process of program development and ideas, research, and best practices for each of the components of effective induction programs. Also, you'll get ideas for sustaining an effective mentoring program, projecting mentor training needs, linking training to the mentoring process, linking program purposes to all program decisions, and relating the program to other improvement efforts and to improvement of teaching and student learning.
 91 pages
$60.00

Caution:
This book is a NEW, improved & reorganized edition! The sections listed below are from an older edition. The new edition includes all the sections listed below, AND MUCH MORE, so you don't need to buy both.

 

OR, you can buy SEPARATE SECTIONS of SIMILAR INFO instead of the whole "How to Dev." book

 

The items below allow you to buy short papers on specific topics instead of the whole book offered as item #1.

However, these sections are from the 1998 Edition of the "How to Develop..." book and are missing some new content and are organized differently than the current 2000 edition which is item #1.

 

 Item # 2 Getting Started: What to Do First When Starting a Mentoring Program

How to get organized, who to involve, and how to plan.
 9 pages
 Price $10.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
 
 Item # 3 Planning For & Achieving the Mentor Program's Purposes

How to start with the end in mind and achieve those desired results.
 11 pages
 Price $11.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
 
 Item # 4 A New Teacher Mentoring Knowledge Base

Key questions and issues for eight mentor peogram components
 3 pages
 Price $5.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above..
 
 Item # 5 Structures for a Mentoring Program: Four Models to Consider  5 pages
 Price $7.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
 
 Item # 6 Needs of Beginning Teachers & Principles of Adult Learning

These principles are the foundation of every effective induction program.
 5 pages
 Price $7.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
 
 Item # 7 Roles and Tasks of Mentor Teachers

Checklists of tasks for mentors, mentoring functions and roles they must play, guidance for the work of the mentor.
 4 pages
 Price $6.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
 
 Item # 8 Selecting Mentors and Matching Mentors With Proteges

Characteristics of effective mentors, criteria and processes for selection and matching, problems and how to avoid them, and success strategies to consider.
 9 pages
 Price $11.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
     
 Item # 9 Planning for the Mentor Training

Assessing new mentor teacher needs, comparing needs with the needed mentor skills, planning training to address the gap in skills, and using a trainer of trainers model to build capacity to eventually lead your own mentor trainings.
 9 pages
 Price $11.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
     
 Item # 10 Incentives, Recognition, and On-Going Support in a Mentor Program

How to consider and balance all three of these issues so as to promote mentor loyalty and commitment and to develop mentors as professionals.
 14 pages
 Price $15.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
     
 Item # 11 The Mentor-Protege Relationship and Mentors' Relationships with Colleagues Who Are Not in the Mentor Program

This is a terrific resource for building trusting and productive mentor-protege relationships, but also provided are crucial strategies for mentor survival in traditional schools. Done well, mentoring is a counter-culture program which challenges school norms and can place mentors at some risk. Learn what and how to avoid problems and how to develop a "mentoring culture".
 8 pages
 Price $10.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
     
 Item # 12 The Mentoring Process

Learn how mentors facilitate the professional growth of new teachers & how the mentoring process must evolve over time as the protege grows. Includes the "Mentor Style Assessment".
 16 pages
 Price $15.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.
     
 Item # 13 The Connection Between Teacher Mentoring and Student Learning

Discover how to improve teacher and student learning through mentoring.
 2 pages
 Price $3.00 This section is included in the "Design" packet Item #1 above.