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Mentoring as partnership

designed by Tom Bird, Cheryl Rosaen, Amy Parks, Karen Lowenstein and Judith Thompson

Stories of new and mentor teachers working together

Strategies for forming partnerships

Other resources in the site

Given the history of schools and the relative isolation of teachers, a beginning teacher and a mentor teacher may lack images of the kind of working relationship they could have. Here are such images, in stories.

To the stories

A beginning teacher and a mentor teacher might happen to have a good working relationship by chance. Why leave it to chance?

To the strategies

For beginning teachers: Proactive strategies to optimize your first years as a teacher (In the Organizing Induction section)

For mentor teachers: Thoughts on common questions, tools for mentoring and resources (In the Organizing Induction section)