Click to sign-up for my newsletter to receive FREE resources monthly! Creating a Strong Mentoring Program by Dianne McKinley As leaders during these difficult times, it can be hard to attract, hire, and retain great teachers. One way to… Continue Reading…
December 9, 2022
Mentoring to Prevent Burnout 6 Wellness Strategies to Incorporate Into Your Mentoring Program by Tiffany Creager As one school year comes to an end, another is soon to begin! First things first, filling vacancies with the hope that the… Continue Reading…
December 9, 2022
Mentors People who point us in the right direction! By Bill Reed As you begin your career, mentors are invaluable. They help you stumble through all that you do not know when you start. They are there to listen… Continue Reading…
October 4, 2022
Approximately 50% of new teachers leave the profession within the first five years of teaching. Why are they leaving? There are several reasons, ranging from high stress levels, heavy workload, or poor working conditions.
Many teachers experience physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion, especially those who are working in low-performing schools (where the demands are high, and the challenges are immense). But even in high-performing schools, some teachers experience burnout or are simply not satisfied with the way things are going.
Leadership • Professional Development
November 4, 2020
Experienced educators use teacher mentoring programs to provide knowledge, support, advice, and reinforcement. More importantly, educational consulting can contribute in enhancing the work, skills, career, and professional development of teachers.
A mentor is an experienced and trustworthy person who takes a keen interest in helping an apprentice become successful. He/she is a teacher, adviser, friend, and role model rolled into one. An effective mentoring relationship involves mutual respect, trust, understanding, and empathy. Aside from technical expertise, mentors also share their wisdom and life experiences.