Events - Beginning Educator Support Team
Mentor Academy 101: Instructional Mentoring - Tools and Skills for Teacher and Student Growth
This three-day training for experienced educators focuses on developing skills to serve in mentoring and coaching roles. The primary emphasis is on supporting instructional growth and development of novice teachers
and ESAs, although the skills are transferable to working with veteran educators too. Topics include roles and stances of mentors; skills for holding learning-focused conversations; strategies for conducting observations, gathering data, and providing feedback; effective classroom management; using instructional frameworks to promote growth; and confidentiality. Participants will receive a copy of Mentoring Matters. Days 1 and 2 provide a foundation of skills and knowledge for instructional mentoring. Day 3 reviews and extends mentoring skills and knowledge.
View the 3-day Mentor Academy agenda.
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|Mentor Academy Day 1-2 Date *
||Mentor Academy Day 3 Date *
| ||October 30, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Woodinville||Closed|
| ||October 18, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Tri-Cities||Closed|
| ||November 8, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Camas||
| ||November 1, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Puyallup||Closed|
| ||October 25, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Bremerton||Closed|
|October 4-5, 2018||January 16, 2019||8:30am-3:30pm||Yakima||Register for 3-day Mentor Academy 101|
|October 23-24, 2018||January 23, 2019||8:30am-3:30pm||Wenatchee||Register for 3-day Mentor Academy 101|
|October 29-30, 2018||January 15, 2019||8:30am-3:30pm||Olympia||Register for 3-day Mentor Academy 101|
|November 1-2, 2018||February 13, 2019||8:30am-3:30pm||Spokane||Register for 3-day Mentor Academy 101|
|November 6-7, 2018||January 8, 2019||8:30am-3:30pm||Vancouver||Register for 3-day Mentor Academy 101|
|October 16, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Spokane||Closed|
|October 11, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Federal Way||Closed|
|October 25, 2018||8:30am-3:30pm||Wenatchee||Closed|
Mentor Academy 101 - Day 4 (optional): Mentoring Special Ed Teachers
This one-day training focuses on mentoring teachers of special education in their three roles—classroom teacher, case manager for students, and lead for adults in their building.
Prerequisite for this academy is prior attendance of Mentor Academy days 1-2 with a commitment to attending day 3.
BEST is currently scheduling day 4 SPED trainings in Federal Way and