• How are mentors and mentees matched?

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    Mentors and mentees are matched by the TMP Oversight Committee based on building, grade level and/or department in addition to certifications held. Considering this information, a mentor is selected and asked to make the two-year commitment.

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  • How do I become a mentor teacher?

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    There are three ways to become a mentor:
      1. Peer nomination
      2. Self nomination
      3. Administrator nomination

      Application process:
       - Fill out the application form or share it with a colleague who you would like to nominate.
       - Send it to the TMP office (ESC Room 325)
       - Your application will be forwarded to the TMP Oversight Committee for approval.
       - You will be contacted by the TMP office after the approval process.

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  • How many years of experience do I need to become a mentor

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    4 years teaching experience on a Professional Educator License with a minimum of 2 years in the district is required. Tenure is NOT a pre-requisite

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  • How often will the mentor and mentee (new teacher) meet?

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    Mentors and mentees are required to attend a quarterly meeting together four times per year. In addition, there is the expectation that both practitioners meet and talk about relevant issues and topics as they relate to student learning and the mentee's work throughout the school year.

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  • Is there a certain time in which I should apply?

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    Don't wait! Apply any time of the year.

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  • What will this program provide for the new teacher?

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    The program provides dedicated assistance from an exemplary veteran educator and offers the participants the opportunity to grow professionally in areas such as planning & preparation, classroom management, instruction and professional responsibilities.

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  • When does the program begin?

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    The TMP begins during a new teacher's first year of employment after they sign a contract with Human Resources.

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  • Where do I upload my documents for the portfolio?

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    Please upload your documentation to the Mentor Matching Site.

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  • Will the mentor be in the same school?

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    All efforts are made for an in-building match and/or in-department match. If not possible, we will match out of building.

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