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Sources for more information and further learning

Garza, L. & Wurzbach, L. (2002). Texas plan drowns the idea of sink-or-swim induction. Journal of Staff Development, 23(4), 41-5.

Ingersoll , R. & Kralik, J. (2003). A review of empirical research on the effects of teacher mentoring programs in elementary and secondary schools. Denver, CO: The Education Commission of the States.

Joftus, S. & Maddox-Dolan, B. (2002). New teacher excellence: Retaining our best. Washington, DC: The Alliance for Excellent Education. http://www.all4ed.org

Lafourche Parish Public Schools website, http://lafourche.k12.la.us/

Pardini, P. (2002). Stitching new teachers in the school’s fabric. Journal of Staff Development, 23(3), 23-26.

Scherer, M. (Ed.) (1999). A better beginning: Supporting and mentoring new teachers. Alexandria, VA: Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development.

Wong, H. (2002). Play for keeps. Principal Leadership (High School Edition), 3(1), 55-58.

Wong, H. (2002). Induction: The best form of professional development. Educational Leadership, 59 (6), 52-54.