MORE PUBLICATIONS ON DEVELOPMENT OF

MENTORING & INDUCTION PROGRAMS



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Category - More Ideas for Developing Mentor Programs

NOTE - MANY OF THESE ITEMS ARE ALSO OFFERED AT REDUCED COST IN THE "HIGH IMPACT PROGRAM KIT"

 
 Item # 14

Why You MUST Develop Your OWN Mentoring Program

It's OK to learn from other programs when designing your own, but there are big risks too. This paper provides expert advice about the pitfalls & cautions in adopting someone else's program and what you risk missing.

 1 page
 Price $2.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item # 15
Designing a Quality Mentoring and Induction Program:
The Ten Really Essential Program Requirements

Whether designing a new program or refining an existing one, you must access the13 years of mentoring and induction leadership and expertise provided here! Consise and to the point! Learn about the ten most critical things you MUST do for program and mentoring success.

 2 pages
 Price $4.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item # 16

The Basics of New Teacher Orientation and Induction Programming

  • Just getting started with a program? Find out about this critical stuff.
  • Refining an existing program? Make sure you've thought of everything.
  • Everyone will benefit from these basic but critical concepts and practices. Don't do another thing without this information to guide you!
 2 pages
 Price $4.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item # 17
Mentors & Guides:
Peer Assistance That is Matched to the Protege's Experience

Are you dealing with a wide range of new teacher experience? Beginners? New with prior experience? Alternative certificated? Career changers?

Discover what a highly effective induction program discovered they were not doing well and how the program was changed to address the diverse needs of all the new teachers they hired.

Learn about "guide" teacher roles for experienced but new employees, "mentor" teacher roles for working with a novice/beginning teacher, criteria for assigning a guide or mentor, and policies for selecting & matching guide teachers.

CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT

 4 pages
 Price $5.00
 
 Item # 18

The Released Time Options for Mentors and Peer Coaches

Are you thinking about THE biggest issue of all? This paper lists general and grade-specific time options that you should consider. Discover the links between the level of program (time) commitment needed & the results achieved by using these different approaches.

 3 pages
 Price $5.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item # 19

Strategies for Sustaining Your Induction Program

As soon as you begin planning for a new induction program, you need to also plan for how you will ensure that it survives over time! Whenever you consider refining an existing program you should consider the advice in this paper. The decisions you make now can help you later when the "budget cutters" start to threaten. Find out how to plan ahead so your program can survive and thrive.

 4 pages
 Price $6.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item #20
The Use of Team Mentoring:
Examples From State Induction Programs

This review of selected state induction programs will provide you with options you should consider in your own local program. Find out the various approaches to assigning mentors and some of the benefits and challenges of team mentoring.

 5 pages
 Price $5.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item #82

A Three Year Induction Program Outline

Expanding your short one year mentor program to meet state certification requirements? Need ideas for how to promote greater protege professional growth? See what experienced 3 year programs look like and how they phase-in portfolios, etc.

 3 pages
 Price $4.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item #87

A Sample Model & Schedule for Implementing an Induction Program Plan

Here is advice on how to phase-in a quality program without losing sight of the great intentions you have, but also without overwhelming folks at the start.

 8 pages
 Price $9.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item #88

What is the BEST Induction Program Model?

We want to be guided by quality practices, but yet, how can one "best" model still fit and be effective in all sitauations? An important answer to a common question.

 2 pages
 Price $4.00 CAUTION - Also included in the Induction Program Leader's KIT
 
 Item #101

Integrated Novice Teacher Training & Support

Effective induction and mentoring programs are an integrated process of initial group orientation, training, and other development experiences and on-going, individualized follow up support and coaching. This paper explains how this is best done, to ensure that novice teachers successfully implement in their classrooms what they learn in training.

 4 pages
 Price $5.00  
 
 Item # 102

Advice for Mentoring & Induction Programs in Smaller Settings

Of course, there are strategies that EVERY program must use to be effective, but what are the strategies that are essential when your school or district are SMALL? What can you do when there is only one teacher at each grade level? How can you provide an effective mentor training when you have only a few mentors? How can you get enough substitute teachers? This paper has the answers and it tells you how to implement the strategies!

 3 pages
 Price $4.00  
 

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