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FIGURE 1 Implementing a Teacher Induction and Mentor Program: A Three-Phase Process AT-A-GLANCE Phase 1: Getting Started: Focused Planning and Phase 2: Program Evaluation and Revision Phase3: Building Capacity to Sustain Your Implementation Once in place, effective mentor and Program and Enhance Results Implementing a successful mentoring and induction programs require planned Resources in effective mentor and induction program requires purposeful reflection, data gathering and analysis, induction programs should be invested for design to meet the needs of a local context and program revision to enhance positive both short-term results and enhancing and can be done well when key steps are results. leadership capacity across roles at the local followed to high levels of quality. level to achieve long-term gains. Key Ideas for PROGRAM REVISION of a Key Ideas for GETTING STARTED in a Successful Teacher Induction and Mentor Key Ideas for BUILDING CAPACITY to Successful Teacher Induction and Program Sustain Your Teacher Induction and Mentor Mentor Program: Year one: Program Year one: Identification of long- and short- term Year one: Assessing local setting against mentor program goals and desired results Identify and support a leadership and induction program standards and Gathering of essential baseline data structure to oversee program benchmarks Definition of what will be considered as Celebrate and acknowledge program Clarifying program goals and desired credible evidence of progress toward participants results program goals Identifying selection criteria and process Identification of person responsible for Year two: for mentor teachers gathering and analyzing data Provide opportunities for local leaders Gaining involvement of key stakeholders Celebrate and acknowledge work of to co-design and co-facilitate PD Establishing supporting policies and program participants sessions for mentors and beginning procedures including incentives teachers Ensuring effective mentor and new Year two: Establish line item for mentor program teacher matches Gathering and analyzing evaluation data in annual budget Providing professional development and across multiple levels Continue to broaden the pool of other support for all participants Preparation and presentation of trained mentors available to work with Celebrate and acknowledge work of evaluation reports beginning teachers program participants Review of evaluation reports Share program results with Use of evaluation data for program stakeholders and decision makers Year two: revision Celebrate and acknowledge work of Providing professional development for Celebrate and acknowledge work of program participants all participants program participants Designing and implementing mentor Year three and beyond: program evaluation On-going implementation of above Celebrate and acknowledge work of activities program participants MICHIGAN STANDARDS AND BENCHMARKS FOR QUALITY TEACHER INDUCTION AND MENTOR PROGRAMS July 14, 2004 742db0ea-ead4-4ff6-8f6a-9f6730864e7b.doc
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