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NPAS will have a two hour late start on Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Mentorship Cycle

Each observation of a non-tenured teacher will consist of four components:                  

  • Pre-conference meeting with Mentor Coordinator to preview lesson and what elements of the rubric will be reviewed
  • Observation of classroom
  • Post-conference meeting with Mentor Coordinator to review lesson and observation notes
  • Coaching session to plan for growth in areas of development

The following three-year cycle will be used in setting meetings and observations:

Year One

Meeting 1: (September)

  • Seminar 1: Danielson Framewook, Domain 2: The Classroom Environment
  • Getting to know you
  • Identify Instructional and Personal Growth Goals
  • Informal Classroom Drop-in

Meeting 2: (October/November)

  • First observation
  • PGG Goal Review
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals

Meeting 3: (January/February)

  • Seminar 2: Danielson Framework
  • 2nd observation 
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals

Meeting 4: (April/May) 

  • Reflection Seminar
  • Final PGG Goal Review
  • Share ideas for next year's goal

Year Two

(Early Fall) 

  • Identify Instructional and Personal Growth Goals based on previous year's goal, progress, and achievement
  • Informal Classroom Drop-in

(Semester 1)

  • First observation
  • PGG Goal Progress Review
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals

(Semester 2)

  • PGG Goal progress
  • 2nd observation 
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals

(March)

  • Seminar: Danielson Framework
  • Final PGG Goal Review
  • Share ideas for next year's goal

Year Three

(Semester 1) 

  • Identify Instructional and Personal Growth Goals Based on previous year's goal, progress, and achievement
  • Observation
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals

(Semester 2)

  • Seminar: Danielson Framework
  • Meet with Mentor Coordinator on building/PLC goals
  • Final PGG Goal Review
  • Share ideas for next year's goal