State Board of Education
Department of Education's investment in these "Advocating
Strong Standards-based Induction Support for Teachers" (ASSIST)
website resources and instructional modules provides a consistent
24/7 availability of resources to educators across Michigan.
These resources provide an innovative means of transforming teacher
induction and mentoring program standards into realistic materials
with an on-demand delivery approach. Beginning teachers, mentors and
school building administrators have access to research-based frameworks
for thinking, learning and teaching for success. Within the ASSIST
resources are professional tools for peer-assisted learning, observation
tools and documentation systems that promote performance-based learning.
The ASSIST materials also provide tools that strengthen
instructional leaders' abilities to better motivate and work with high-quality