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Beginning Educator Support Team

Events - Beginning Educator Support Team

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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 * Time Location * Registration
November 27-28, 2018 
February 6, 20198:30am-3:30pmTacoma Registration
 January 16, 20198:30am-3:30pmYakima Closed
  January 29, 20198:30am-3:30pmFederal Way Closed
 January 9, 20198:30am-3:30pm Mt. Vernon Closed
 January 23, 20198:30am-3:30pmWenatchee Closed
 January 15, 20198:30am-3:30pmOlympia Closed
 February 13, 20198:30am-3:30pmSpokane Closed
 January 8, 20198:30am-3:30pmVancouver 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.

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Date/TimeTraining *Location *Registration
January 9, 2019
Day 4 - Mentoring Special Ed TeachersVancouverRegister for Day 4 - Mentoring Special Ed Teachers


   Updated 11/8/2018

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