PUBLICATIONS FOR MENTOR TRAINING


This page provides you with the DETAILS about a category of Barry's publications.
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The Mentor Training KIT is the most comprehensive and inexpensive package.
Item #92

"The Teacher Mentor Training & Support KIT"

This Mentor Training KIT gives you everything you need to design and lead your own initial and on-going mentor training and mentor support system! This kit includes:

  • The Mentor Training Set with:
    • The mentor training manual (ONE of items 30, 31, 32, or 90)
    • Item #33- "Masters of the overhead transparencies"
    • Item #34 - "The training script" which shows how to coordinate use of all the parts of the training set
    • Item #35 - Both elementary and secondary mentoring calendars with monthly mentoring reminders
    • The "Checklists for before school & the 1st week"
    • Item #36 - "The Mentor Styles Assessment"
  • Item #9 - "Planning for the Mentor Training"
  • Item #10 - "Incentives, Recognition, and On-Going Support for Mentors"
  • Item #25 - "The Research on the Need for Specific Mentor Training & Support"
  • Item #43 - "The Mentoring Journal: Capturing Our Good Intentions and Planning How to Implement Them"

CAUTION *** This KIT includes materials to train mentors to be coaches. If you buy this kit you should NOT also buy the Peer coaching Training KIT as that duplicates the COACHING TRAINING items. To get the other "non-training publications in the Coaching Training KIT, buy them individually on the Peer Coaching Publications page.

Approx. 240 pages!
Price for the set is $99, a $24 savings over buying all the items separately. CAUTION: Don't buy duplicates. Many of these items in the KIT are also INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 

There are TWO WAYS to buy just the training materials. FIRST, you can buy the WHOLE training set.   
Item #29

The Complete Mentor Training Materials Package

This Mentor Training Package gives you everything you need to lead your own powerful mentor training! Includes:

  • Masters of the overhead transparencies
  • The training script which shows how to coordinate use of all the parts of the training set
  • Both elementary and secondary mentoring calendars
  • The checklists for before school & the 1st week
  • The Mentor Styles Assessment
  • One of the following mentor training manuals.
When you buy the Mentor Training Package the order form asks you which ONE mentor training manual you want :
  • Manual for training Mentors only (#30)
  • Manual for Mentors & Proteges together (#31)
  • Manual for Mentors who are "cooperating teachers" that work with preservice and student teachers (#32)
  • Manual for PEER Mentoring with 2 experienced teachers (#90)

(See items below for more details about each part.)

Almost 200 pages of valuable, expert info!
Price for the set is $80.00, a $22 savings over buying all the sections separately. CAUTION: The items in the next 2 sections below are already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 

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To buy JUST a Mentor Training Manual 

You can also buy each of the separate parts of the "Mentor Training Set". 

HERE ARE THE 4 VARIATIONS OF THE MENTOR TRAINING MANUAL.

One of these manuals is included in the "Complete Mentor Training Package" if you bought that. Therefore, you should only select a training manual below if you want an additional version, or you did not purchase the training package above.
 
 Item # 30

Promoting The Growth of Beginning Teachers: A Mentor Training Manual

The most popular item Barry sells! - Includes tons of critical info on mentor responsibilities, checklists, building the mentoring relationship, mentoring styles, the mentoring process, coaching, and on promoting the professional growth of both the protege & mentor.

(Used for training mentors by themselves)

81 pages
 Price $45 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 
 Item # 31

Building The Mentoring Team: A Mentor-Protege Training Manual

This manual is based on Item #30 above but has been adapted to be appropriate for training both mentors and their proteges together as a team. Contains most of the pages from the other manual PLUS pages to prompt mentor & protege reflection and their comparison of view points, discovery of team strengths & needs, & joint action planning.

(Used for training mentors with their proteges)

66 pages
Price $45 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 
 Item # 32

Promoting The Growth of Preservice Teachers: A Mentor Training Manual

This manual is also adapted from Item #30 above and is designed specifically for training mentors who are your "cooperating teachers" that work with preservice teacher education students & student teachers.

(Used for training mentors by themselves)

82 pages
Price $45 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
     
 Item #90

 Peer Mentoring: Strategies to Promote the Success of All Students

This mentor training manual is designed to support training of mentors for work with other experienced teachers, such as when mentoring is a follow up strategy to support implementation of staff development training. This manual is an adaptation of item #30.

 75 pages
 Price $45  
     

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 OTHER PARTS OF THE MENTOR TRAINING SET

THAT CAN BE BOUGHT SEPARATELY
 Item # 33

Overhead Masters for Mentor Training

Tons of the information that is needed to complete the advanced organizer pages in the training manuals, PLUS mentoring cartoons, quotes, charts, and enlargements of training manual pages for better projection. This set includes the coaching overheads which are sold separately elsewhere.

0ver 65 pages
 Price $20 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 
 Item # 34

 

The Mentor Training Script

This document makes you look like an expert! Tells you what an experienced mentor trainer says all through the training, how the modeling takes place, and all of the activity directions. This guidance is given to you in four columns to help you coordinate what you say, the activities, the training manual & the overhead transparencies.

Designed to work with all 4 mentor manuals.

Approx. 20 pages
 Price $20 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 
 Item # 35

What to Do and When to Do It: A Mentoring Calendar

Written in a narrative & itemized format, these "calendars" provide monthly reminders for mentors & advice on how to use the ideas. Helps prevent protege "overload" by giving mentors a sense of priorities. Helps mentors anticipate and avoid problems.

These come in an elementary version or a secondary version (for departmentalized schools) and are needed to complete the training manuals.

 Each version is 11 pages

Price:

Elementary version $8

Secondary version $8

or BOTH for $12

CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
     
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  Some Other Helpful Items for Mentor Training   
 Item # 36

Mentoring Style Self-Assessment

Mentors consistently LOVE this! - A 12 item inventory which accurately predicts mentor behaviors during the mentoring process. Allows mentors to anticipate where they will be successful and areas where they will need to be more cautious to remain appropriate in their mentoring as their protege develops. Use this to set mentor improvement goals.

5 pages
 Price $7 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package".
 
 Item # 37

Three Ways to Develop Mentor-Protege Action Plans

Explains 3 approaches that can be used separately or together. Based on professional growth goals, a peer coaching action plan, and a plan using the "What To Do & When To Do It: Mentoring Calendar" (listed above at item #35).

4 pages
Price $5  The "Calendar" is not included, so also order that above at item # 35 unless you already ordered the whole mentor training set which includes both of the "Calendars".
 
 Item # 38

Sample Orientation Programs & Schedules For New Teachers

Gives you detailed descriptions of three districts' NT orientation programs. Shows the schedules for group sessions, workshops, & time working in the building, orientation content, and reminders for new teachers.

12 pages
Price $15  
 
 Item # 39

Developmentally Appropriate New Teacher Orientation & Initial mentoring

How to design orientation and initial mentoring so novice teachers get the critical information you know they need BUT do NOT become overwhelmed by all that they need to learn. Great strategies & models!

5 pages
Price $ 7.00  
 
 Item # 40

Mentor Check Lists for Before School Starts and the First Week of School

Helps mentors to get the really critical stuff done but to keep the focus on early essentials and avoid "protege overload". Great for mentor-principal planning.

3 pages
Price $4 CAUTION: This item is already INCLUDED in the "Complete Mentor Training Package" and in the mentor training manuals.
 
 Item # 41

A Monthly Check List for Mentors in Speech/ Language Pathology

Specialized advice for SLP tasks from experienced SLP mentors.

4 pages
Price $5  
 
 Item # 42

A Check List of Activities for Student Support Services Mentors

A great specialized set of ideas adapted for psychologists, nurses, social workers, and other student support personnel by mentors from those areas. Suitable for internships.

4 pages
Price $5  
     

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