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Lead Mentor Training

January 30 & February 4, 2020

Elementary and Secondary


September 16 & 19, 2019




Link to information on teacher stress and health and the article shared:

Month-by-Month Mentor Suggestions (PDF)

Articles from Jigsaw:
Darvin, J. (2018). Widening the Mentoring Circle. Educational Leadership. Retrieved from:

Ross, D.D., Vescio, V., Tricarico, K, & Short, K. (2011) Secrets for Mentoring Novice Teachers. Gainesville, FL: Lastinger Center for Learning. Retrieved from:

SREB. (2018) Mentoring New Teachers: A fresh look: How can renewed approaches to mentoring help new teachers? Retrieved from:
This article also includes the Tale of the Spoon

April 30 & May 1, 2019



Resources Shared: 

Elementary Math Website:

Social Studies Website:

Jane Harward's Presentation: (Secondary)


SREB. (2018) Mentoring New Teachers: A fresh look: How can renewed approaches to mentoring help new teachers? Retrieved from:

January 30 & 31, 2019



Resources Shared:

Clark, Meagan. (2018) Taking Stock of What You've Learned: Six tips for thriving through the rest of your first year of teaching. Retrieved from:

Pandolpho, Beth & Wise, Mark. (2018) Setting Priorities as a New Teacher. Retrieved from:

Tempus, Anna Mae. (2018). Building Resilience as a New Teacher. Retrieved:

Jordan School District Elementary Science Webpage (Paul Nance)

September 17 & 19, 2018


Resources Shared:
Lead Mentor Literacy Specialist Conversation Guide

Lead Mentor Scavenger Hunt

Mentoring Stances

May 1-2, 2018

Resources Shared:
New Teacher Center. (2011). Continuum of Mentoring Practice. Retrieved from:

Continuum of Mentoring Practice (pdf)

Mentor Continuum Self-Reflection Activity

New Teacher Center. (2016). High Quality Mentoring and Induction Practices. Retrieved from:

High Quality Mentoring and Induction Practices (pdf)

LRBI Technical Assistance Manual. Retrieved from:

January 30-31, 2018

Resources Shared:
Aguilar, Elaine. How to Structure a Coaching Conversation. Education Week Teacher. Retrieved from:

Christenson, Matt. How to Develop Rigor in the Classroom. The Art of Education. Retrieved from:

Conversation Stems:

JPAS Domains I, II, and III

My Favorite No. The Teaching Channel. Retrieved from:

September 20-21, 2017

Resources Shared:
Riddle, Allison. Teaching, Like Golf, Is 'No Easy Game'. Education Week Teacher. Retrieved from:

May 15-16, 2017

January 23-24, 2017

September 12-13, 2016

May 24-25, 2016

SharedDocuments :

Resources Referenced:

  • Breaux, A. (2016). Ten ways to make mentoring work. Educational Leadership, 73.
  • Combs, J., Harris, S., & Edmonson, S. (2015). Four essential practices for building trust: Are you communicating in a way that inspires trust? Educational Leadership. 18-22.
  • Jim Knight Better Conversations Edchat Interactive 2015
    Weisberg, M. [mitch weisberg]. (2016, Feb 17). Jim Knight Better Conversations Edchat Interactive 2015015. Retrieved from:



January 12 & 14, 2016

EYE and Table-Talk Presentation

Behavior Presentation


Behavior Presentation Materials


September 14-16, 2015