Mentor Responsibilities

  • Develop a trusting and reflective partnership with PT(s) honoring confidentiality
  • Provide and/or coordinate an average of at least one hour per week of individualized support/mentoring, including both “just in time” and longer term analysis of teaching practice.
  • Support PT(s) to collaboratively develop and maintain an Individualized Learning Plan based on the California Standards of the Teaching Profession, to be used to meet the requirements for the Professional Clear recommendation
  • Support PT(s) in completion of the following Individualized Learning Plan processes:
    • Developing professional growth goals in consultation with site administrator
    • Documenting progress in meeting professional growth goals
    • Developing and documenting an Inquiry Action Plan based on one or more professional growth goals
    • Documenting progress towards mastery of the California Standards for the Teaching Profession
    • Assist PT(s) in choosing professional development to support growth goals
  • Complete a minimum of three (3) observations of your PT within the year
  • Meet with site administrator at the beginning of working with PT(s) to introduce yourself and share CCCOE induction program information
  • Meet in a triad with site administrator and PT throughout the year, as needed
  • Communicate with site and district administrators and district coordinator/liaison regarding program effectiveness
  • Complete program surveys
  • Attend your district's Teacher Induction Orientation, Mid‐Year Review and End of Year Colloquium
  • Complete the CCCOE New Mentor Trainings:
    • Year 1 Mentors = 3 days
    • Year 2 Mentors = 2 days
  • Attend three mentor seminars during each school year (except for Year 1 mentors who attend two seminars.)