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   Category - Mentor Program Evaluation and Employee Assessment  
 Item H

Some Proven Advice About Development & Use of Needs Assessment in New Teacher Induction & Mentoring Programs,

Samples and explanations for starting collection of data on new teacher needs, for early & later program planning & then on how to use the same data to evaluate program effectiveness over time. This is what you need if you want to demonstrate the value of your program!

 15 pages
 Price $17  

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 Item #99

An Example of a Typical Mentoring & Coaching Training Needs Assessment

How to design a needs assessment and get multiple value out of the same data. This paper will show you how to create & score a pre-post training needs assessment instrument, and how to interpret the data to guide training planning & demonstrate learning. Includes examples of an instrument, the data it collected, the conclusions reached from the data, the training evaluation and data. There's nothing like a good example to show you how to do this yourself.

 10 pages
 Price $12.00 Items #99 & #100 are different, although some of the advice is similar.
 Item #100

A Coaching Strategies Training Self-Assessment Packet

Access a copy of a pre-post coaching training instrument, ways to increase the reliability of the data, tally sheets for data collection, advice on how to calculate results from the tally, advice for interpretation of the data, three examples of participant responses, and an example of data collected and used for prioritizing training topics.

 13 pages
 Price $15.00 Items #99 & #100 are different, although some of the advice is similar.

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 Item # 53

Plans & Samples For Mentor Program Evaluation

Includes program evaluation plans and sample program evaluations by classroom & student support services mentors & proteges from two successive years in the author's mentor program. The first year evaluations were by mentors who worked with both beginning teachers and new but experienced teachers, in a program with few expectations and a half day of mentor training. That evaluation data showed the need to increase the support provided by the mentor program for just beginning teachers.The next year evaluations are also included. These show sample results from mentors and proteges working in the improved program.

 27 pages
Price $15  
 Item #54
Some Tentative Mentoring Standards:
Guidance for Mentor Program Self-Evaluation and Refinement

Provides your program with rubrics for some key program components to aid in program self- evaluation and program improvement planning. Find out where you are and specifically what you need to do next to increase your program's effectiveness. Some of the components are Program Purpose, Mentor & Protege Matching,, and Program Evaluation.

7 pages
Price $10  
 Item # 55

Assessment or Assistance of Developing Teachers

Reviews the "minimum competency" approach to evaluating new teachers, the conflicts created when mentors assess their proteges, and the other evaluation alternatives that should be considered by a mentoring program.

7 pages
Price $ 8  
 Item # 56

A Teaching Style Self-Assessment

Includes a 12 item instrument, a scoring form, charts for goal setting and an explanation of the transition in teaching styles necessary to promote independent learners.

6 pages
Price $10  
 Item # 57
Suggestions for Employee Support and Performance Appraisal
for Mentoring in Unique Business Settings

Although unique in the settings it addresses, the advice in this paper is suited to all kinds of circumstances, regardless of your business or type of organization. Includes how to challenge and support employees to help them improve & how to involve them in developing a standards-based performance evaluation system that clarifies expectations and simplifies performance appraisals. Also appropriate for K-12 & higher education.

2 pages
Price $3  
 Item # 58

How To Develop a Staff Evaluation AND Development System

Advice for making sense out of two systems that need to work together, but that frequently are conducted as separate programs.

3 pages
 Price $4