ERIC Number: ED327503
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Mentorship Is Networking. A Guide to Program Planning.
Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Instructional Design Section.
The Teacher Assistance Through Mentorship Program currently being implemented in Minnesota schools provides grant funding to 11 districts/coalitions willing to explore a variety of mentoring models. Legislative initiatives for expanding the program include grant funding, regional/statewide training, and technical services. This publication is designed to provide awareness of program benefits and examples of variations in approaches to mentoring. A description is given of the variety of options open to mentorship programs. These include such considerations as organizational structure, mentor/mentee assignments and selection, released time, mentoring activities, financial arrangements for mentor, staff development opportunities, and program evaluation. The 11 model demonstration sites are described under the following headings: site description, program features, leadership, mentor selection, mentor training, mentee selection, workshops and seminars, mentoring activities, cooperating institutions, resources for dissemination, and contact person. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Minnesota State Dept. of Education, St. Paul. Instructional Design Section.
Note: For a related document, see SP 032 813.