What do Mentors do? They...

    Guide new teachers during their first few years of teaching and support them as they face the challenges of becoming a Professional Educator.

    Have knowledge of “art” of teaching and effective practice within the CSTP
    Provide “just-in-time” support to teachers

    Guide and facilitate teacher professional growth along the Continuum of Teaching Practice

    Support continued self-assessment and reflection on teacher’s practice

    Continue to develop mentoring skills needed to most effectively support each teacher

    Support retention and development of new teachers

    Mentors support new teachers in their Teacher Induction assignments.

    Participate in the FCUSD Teacher Induction Google Classroom

    Additionally, Mentors

    • Attend FCUSD Orientation and Monthly District Meetings 

    • Approve the Teachers assignments on the FCUSD TI Google Classroom

    • Facilitate and approve the 40 hours of weekly conversation hours for each teacher

    • Engage in the 4 Mentor Forums each year which address: Developing ILP, coaching skills, problem-solving, networking, collaboration and more.

    • Facilitate a dialogue between credential candidates at the PGP

    • Complete Mentor Practicum & Develop a personal Mentoring goal 

    FCUSD New Mentor Training Days:

    August 23, 2023, 8:00am-3:00 pm, ESC

    September 12, 2023, 8:00am-3:00 pm, ESC