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EDHM 535 - Mentoring Beginning Teachers

(3 credits) Cross Listed with ELED 565
Prerequisite: Consent of department chairperson
This course provides preparation and support for teachers who are currently mentoring beginning teachers in their school or district. It is also for teachers who host student teachers. Teachers will learn strategies for observing teachers and conducting pre- and post-observation conferences. Teachers will learn models for mentor and induction programs for beginning teachers. Teachers will also study problems and issues facing beginning teachers in Massachusetts schools. The Guidelines for Professional Standards for Teachers will be used as a guide to mentoring and program development. Note: This course will be allowed to count toward a BSU degree program ONLY if specifically approved by the appropriate academic department.