|Instructional support: the heart
of your learning!
||Opportunities for professional
growth and development
Participate in collaborative
work with a mentor or study
Work with your principal in creating an IDP that is meaningful to
Join professional organizations that support your learning or explore
the Continuing to learn options in this website.
||Information that answers the
who, when, where and how questions.
Participate in faculty meetings
or orientation sessions designed for beginning teachers. Come to
these sessions with specific questions.
Ask your principal or mentor teacher questions about “how
things are done.”
Spend some time reviewing orientation
handbooks, faculty handbooks, curriculum guides, etc. to familiarize
yourself with the policies of the school and the texts themselves
||Encouragement and emotional
Get to know the faculty both
professionally and personally.
Turn to a trusted colleague
or your mentor to help you put the year in perspective.
Let your mentor or principal
know what types of feedback you need at particular times.