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Mentor Specialty Opportunities

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Mentor Specialty Opportunities are focused trainings designed to build on learning from Mentor Academy 101. These specialties include: Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation and Feedback, Mentoring ESAs, Mentoring Teachers of Special Education, Mentoring English Language Development Teachers, and Mentoring Preservice Teacher Candidates. 

Note: Prerequisite for Mentor Specialty Opportunities is prior attendance of Mentor Academy 101.  BEST will continue to provide all events online until further notice.

Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation & Feedback

Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation and Feedback focuses on mentor/mentee observation cycles using instructional frameworks as a third point. Participants will learn to use the Principles of Practice and Mind the Gap tools to guide their observations and feedback.

Title Date, Time, and Location Register
Observation & Feedback: Using Instructional Frameworks in Mentoring
Friday, January 20, 2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Zoom links will be sent to registered participants 24hr prior to the event.
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Observation & Feedback: Using Instructional Frameworks in Mentoring
Thursday, May 4, 2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Zoom links will be sent to registered participants 24hr prior to the event.
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Observation & Feedback: Using Instructional Frameworks in Mentoring
Thursday, June 1, 2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Zoom links will be sent 24hrs before the event.
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Mentoring ESAs

Mentoring ESAs focuses on mentoring School Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses,  Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Librarians, and other Education Staff Associates with role-specific and general mentoring lenses.

There is no future training scheduled at this time.

Mentoring School Nurses 

Mentoring School Nurses focuses on school nurse mentor development including school nursing standards, frameworks, scenarios, and tools for mentors to use when supporting novice school nurses. North Central ESD 171 is hosting this event in collaboration with BEST. 

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2022
Time: 8:00-3:00pm
Location: Zoom
Mentoring School Nurses Training Registration

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education focuses on mentoring teachers of special education in three of their roles: classroom teacher, case manager for students, and lead for adults in their building. 

Title Date, Time, and Location Register
BEST Mentoring Teachers of Special Education
Monday, February 6, 2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Zoom links will be sent to registered participants 24hr prior to the event.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023 - 8:00am to 3:00pm
Zoom links will be sent to registered participants 24hr prior to the event.
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Mentoring Language Development Teachers

Mentoring Language Development Teachers focuses on mentoring English language and bilingual teachers in four of their roles: classroom teacher, case manager for students, lead for adults, and family advocate.

There is no future training scheduled at this time.

 

Mentoring Preservice Teacher Candidates

During the 2022-2023 school year, BEST will support PESB in growing and refining the Mentoring Preservice Teacher Candidates training. In the meantime, training for mentors of preservice teacher candidates will be suspended.