Meet Our Mentors

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A mentor is a trusted professional teacher who exhibits the personal and professional qualities to be agents of change.

Professional Attributes:

  • Is a highly effective practitioner
  • Uses equitable classroom practices that support the learning of all students
  • Creates a classroom community of mutual respect and appreciation for differences
  • Understands and translates research and theory into practical application
  • Uses appropriate and current classroom applications of technology that deepen learning
  • Demonstrates a passion for teaching and learning and a commitment to the future of education
  • Believes everyone has the capacity and desire for growth
  • Values equity, opportunity for all, and developing own cultural proficiency
  • Promotes equitable classroom practices in new teachers.
  • Works to effect change

 

Interpersonal Attributes:

  • Respects confidentiality
  • Builds rapport and trusting relationships with both students and adults
  • Addresses conflict proactively
  • Uses equitable classroom practices that support the learning of all students
  • Creates a classroom community of mutual respect and appreciation for differences
  • Fosters trusting relationships with new teachers
  • Nurtures a growth mindset in new teachers for their learning and their students’ learning
  • Values diverse backgrounds of teachers, students, and families