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Mentor Liftoff September 28, 2023-January 23, 2024

Ended Jan 31, 2024

Full course description

Course Description

  • Are you mentoring a new teacher next year? If so, this course is for you! A mentor/coach builds rapport using tools that focus on purposeful conversations grounded in uplifting targeted thinking which helps the mentee to leave the experience with actionable steps for impacting students. A coach works from the principle of reflection. This empowers teachers to think deeply about what has happened in the past, what is happening in the present, and what will happen in the future. There are times when it is important for a mentor to give feedback. We will cover how to do that while still maintaining trust. You will also walk away with tools and ideas for timely topics to use for coaching/mentoring throughout the year. This course is for PreK-12 teacher mentors, PLS, and administrators.
  • Lead Learner (Facilitator): Kristie Krier
  • Credit(s) and Type: 14 Hours Relicensure

 

Target Audience

  • Admin/Pro-Tech, Certified Staff
  • Open to Substitute Teachers = Not at this time
  • Open to Student Teachers = Not at this time
  • Open to Charter School Staff = Yes 
    • Charter Certified

 

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Course Outcomes

Here are the outcomes for the course:

  • To know myself as a mentor
  • To learn ways to know the mentee in order to provide effective coaching and support
  • To be a growth agent by offering support, creating challenge, and facilitating professional vision while engaging in an impact cycle
  • To differentiate the mentee’s needs by focusing on their skill and will areas
  • To have a learning-focused relationship by purposefully shifting between calibrating, consulting, collaborating, and coaching