As a means of induction into the education profession and a member of the Ewing staff, a variety of mentoring structures are available to new staff. All new staff participate in a four-day New Teacher Induction Program prior to the opening of school. The Induction Program is a comprehensive introduction including, but not limited to, district policies and procedures, teacher evaluation instrument, curriculum materials, and expectations effective teaching practices. The district offers a variety of on-going learning opportunities for new staff including:
· Professional development sessions provided after school at the building and district level through My Learning Plan
· Literacy and Math Coaches at the elementary and middle school level
· On-going meetings/interaction with the Mentors, Principal, Assistant Principal, Content Supervisors, Literacy and Math Coach and Assistant Superintendent
· Classroom visitations - the mentor and mentee will work with the building principal to schedule the visitations
Mentoring Logs must be submitted the 30th of each month for monitoring and review. A Mentoring Log is available through the link below. It must be completed as an interactive form and forwarded to the Curriculum and Instruction Office at the email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
A complete copy of the Mentoring Plan can be found here: Mentoring Plan for The Ewing Public Schools.
The interactive mentor form can be found here: Mentoring Form for Monthly Reporting.