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Mentor Academy 101 - Days 1-3

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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. 

Participants should attend Day 3 at least a month after Days 1-2. Priority registration goes to public school employees. If you are an employee of a private or charter school, from out-of-state, or from higher education, please email Lan Le for availability!

Future Training

Title Date Time Location Register
BEST Mentor Academy 101 (Day 3) 4/29/2020 8:30 am to 3:30 pm Renton Register Now!
BEST Mini-Mentor Academy Day 3--BEST Mentor Academy 101 (Day 3) 4/29/2020 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Zoom Register Now!
BEST Mini-Mentor Academy Day 3--BEST Mentor Academy 101 (Day 3) 5/05/2020 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm Zoom Register Now!