Who: Teacher Leaders interested in coaching and mentoring educators in various stages of the Career Continuum
Caledonia Central Supervisory Union*, June 20 - 22, 2018Windsor Southeast Supervisory Union, June 25 - 27, 2018 - Canceled Champlain Valley Union HS, Hinesburg, VT – July 9 - 11, 2018Hartford Supervisory Union*, Hartford, VT. August 13 - 15, 2018North Country Supervisory Union, August 15 - 17, 2018 Rutland Central Supervisory Union, August 20 - 22, 2018Montpelier (Location TBA) – August 13 - 15, 2018
Pre-Work: Adult Learning Theory Micro-Credential – Prior to your first class, register for the micro-credential Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory at nea.certificationbank.com. The micro-credential is in the “Cooperating Teacher” Stack. Complete Part 1 “Overview Question” and Part 2, #1 “Rewrite the scenario.” We will be sharing our responses to these two questions during our first class.
Day 1- Understanding the Framework for Evaluation- Participants will focus on understanding Charlotte Danielson’s Framework for Teaching and the new Six Clusters for High Level Learning. Rutland Central mentors will receive training using the 5D+ Evaluation Rubric. We will also be exploring the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching and discussing Adult Learning Theory (micro-credential questions)
Day 2 – Mentoring/Coaching Topics include: self-assessment on current understanding of mentoring, benefits of the mentoring process, roles of a mentor and coach, qualities of strong mentor teachers, communication, learning styles, stages of a teacher's first year, and coaching skills.
Day 3 – Mentoring/Coaching Topics include: generational differences, the coaching cycle and techniques (con’t), calibration and questioning techniques, analyzing student work protocols, site specific requirements of mentors (mentor coordinators lead this) and setting mentoring goals.
Fall Assignments (online for those who are taking the course for credit):
• Videotape and Analysis of your own teaching• Observation notes and analysis of an educator’s practice (new educator, aspiring educator, or peer)• Videotape and reflection of a coaching conversation following the observation• Participate in webinar on October 3, 2018 @ 7:30 pm via Adobe Connect
For more information, please call or email Juliette Longchamp at Vermont-NEA at firstname.lastname@example.org , 802-224-2421.
Limit: 20 people each sessionCost: $600 per person (includes materials) without credit $975 per person (includes materials) with 3 credits from CastletonLunch: One hour for lunch, please bring your own (unless provided by host school)Deadline: One week before class start date