Teacher Induction Mentor Preparation
Mentors for the California Teacher Induction - Clear Credential Program (online) prepare for their role and responsibilities to guide new teachers through multiple cycles of individualized professional learning and reflection.
What you can learn.
- Use the California Standards for the Teaching Profession to guide new teachers to develop goals for an individual learning plan
- Build skills to support and coach new teachers with a focus on improving and reflecting on teaching practices and student learning
- Identify your own mentoring strengths and weaknesses and implement a plan for mentor professional growth
About this course:Teacher Induction Program Mentors prepare for their role and responsibilities to guide new teachers through multiple cycles of individualized professional learning and reflection. Mentors learn about how UCLA Extension's program is designed to align with state requirements and the California Standards for the Teaching Profession (CSTP). Mentors build knowledge and skills that will enable them to support and coach new teachers with a focus on individual learning plans and improving teaching practices. Supported by online and video-conferencing technologies, Mentors learn methods to provide just-in-time support as well as to engage with new teachers in coaching conversations about teaching performance, student learning, and professional growth. Mentors also participate in a collaborative community of practice with their peers to enhance their own skills as mentors and instructional coaches.
Winter 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.