Initial Support Teacher Training
Mentoring a novice teacher can be one of the most rewarding professional experiences a veteran teacher can have.
must accept up to 3 mentees per year if asked. Also, you may not
accept student teachers if you have not been trained or retrained with
the specifics of the new TEAM program.
- hold a Connecticut provisional or professional educator certificate
- have at least three years of classroom teaching experience, including at least one year of experience in current district
- have District Facilitator's approval
TEAM training will also prepare teachers to serve in the role of cooperating teacher for a student teacher from a university.
Please contact your "District Master Mentors or School Master Mentor" for information or contact the District Facilitator at 937-4390 or 619-4055.
you submit your request to be added to the mentor list, the District
Facilitator will review your qualifications. If you are accepted into
the program, you will be given the web address to register.