ERIC Number: ED328124
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Induction Partnerships Program.
The University of Northern Colorado Teacher Induction Partnerships program is designed to accomplish the transition from beginning or re-entry teacher to experienced professional in a smooth and effective fashion. The program provides a reality-based educational experience designed to assist beginning and re-entry teachers in developing and expanding their professional skills during the induction year. Program participants teach full time and attend monthly seminars, and earn a monthly stipend and graduate credits. The program provides professional course work along with field consultation and supervision. Participating school districts provide the context for the field experience utilizing a mentor/protege model. This program description examines the university and public school partnership, funding, program staff, partner teacher and mentor roles, retention, program development, and evaluation. (10 references) (JDD)
Descriptors: Beginning Teacher Induction, Beginning Teachers, College School Cooperation, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Extended Teacher Education Programs, Graduate Study, Higher Education, Internship Programs, Mentors, Program Descriptions, State Universities, Teacher Education, Teacher Interns, Teaching Experience, Transitional Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: University of Northern Colorado, Greeley.