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Agency: CESA 10
Agency Contact: Kimberly Hill Phelps
Agency Assistant: Jada Ruppelt 715-720-2038
Location: Colby High School
705 N. 2nd Street
Colby, WI 54421
Facility: Distance Learning Room
Date/Time:
10/8/2019 08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

This training is for new mentors of beginning teachers or mentors who would like more information on effective mentoring practices.  There will be an hour allowed for lunch as lunch will not be provided.  Participants are welcome to bring a lunch or leave for lunch.

 

Outcomes will be:

  • Understand the role of a mentor and elements of a successful mentoring relationship.
  • Explain how quality mentoring and induction supports beginning teacher developent and retention.
  • Assess beginning teacher needs and plan for timely support.
  • Identify Key educator supports related to the Educator Effectiveness system.

 

Teacher Standards
WES1The teacher understands the central concepts, tools of inquiry, and structures of the disciplines he or she teaches and can create learning experiences that make these aspects of subject matter meaningful for pupils.
WES2The teacher understands how children with broad ranges of ability learn and provides instruction that supports their intellectual, social, and personal development.
WES3The teacher understands how pupils differ in their approaches to learning and the barriers that impede learning and can adapt instruction to meet the diverse needs of pupils, including those with disabilities and exceptionalities.
WES4The teacher understands and uses a variety of instructional strategies, including the use of technology to encourage children’s development of critical thinking, problem solving, and performance skills.
WES5The teacher uses an understanding of individual and group motivation and behavior to create a learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
WES6The teacher uses effective verbal and nonverbal communication techniques as well as instructional media and technology to foster active inquiry, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
WES7The teacher organizes and plans systematic instruction based upon knowledge of subject matter, pupils, the community, and curriculum goals.
WES8The teacher understands and uses formal and informal assessment strategies to evaluate and ensure the continuous intellectual, social, and physical development of the pupil.
WES9The teacher is a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effect of his or her choices and actions on pupils, parents, professionals in the learning community and others and who actively seeks out opportunities to grow professionally.
WES10The teacher fosters relationships with school colleagues, parents, and agencies in the larger community to support pupil learning and well being and who acts with integrity, fairness and in an ethical manner.