Mentor Training


Project MAST2ER
E235 Thompson Hall
State University of New York at Fredonia
Fredonia, NY 14063
Ph.: 716-673-3240

Project MAST2ER Mentor Training

August 2013

 

Session I:                             Session II:

August 5, 6 & 7                      August 20, 21 & 22
8:30am-3:30pm                     8:30am-3:30pm
E 124 Thompson Hall              G103A Williams Center

Ms. Kristin Longhouse, owner of KDL Associates, will present two and a half days of mentor training to 17 recruited mentor teachers from the Jamestown, Dunkirk, and Fredonia Schools in two sessions. Her focus will include mentoring techniques, professional practices, instructional practices, understanding the APPR, and more.

Ms. Longhouse utilizes both Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching by Charlotte Danielson and Classroom Instruction that Works: Research-Based Strategies for Increasing Student Achievement by Robert Marzano as well as her own materials. Participants will receive a copy of Enhancing Professional Practice: A Framework for Teaching by Charlotte Danielson.

Additionally, Ms. Longhouse will focus on mentoring both new teachers and teacher candidates during field experiences.

Dr. Barbara Mallette, Professor Emeritus and Co-PI for Project Mast2er, will present a half day training on Data-based decision making during Session I.  Dr. Kathleen Gradel will present the half day training on Data-based decision making during Session II.

An overview of the training is included here:

Day 1:

Day 2:

Day 3:

  • Your OWN Experiences as a New teacher
  • New Teacher /Teacher Candidate Expectations
  • Needs of New Teachers/Teacher Candidates
  • Roles and Responsibilities of a Mentor
  • Qualities of Effective Mentors
  • Overview of the District's Goals, Vision, Mission to Build an Understanding of the School District Culture 
  • Essentials for Building a Relationship with your Mentee
  • Factors Governing Student Learning
  • What Every Child Wants to Know the First Day of School
  • How to Start your Day...Day 1
  • Sponge Activities
  • Rules vs. Procedures
  • Classroom Management (focus on Danielson)
  • Diffusing Difficult Situations in the Classroom
  • Lesson Design (focus on Danielson)
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Working with Parents
  • Assessment Expectations
  • Time Management
  • Effective Questioning Techniques
  • District Technology
  • Working with Teacher Candidates
  • Data-Based Decision Making

 


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