Coaching and Mentoring Educators in Schools
Coaching and Mentoring Educators
8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Who: Teacher Leaders interested in coaching and mentoring educators in various stages of the Career Continuum (Aspiring Teacher through Professional Educator)


1. Orange East Supervisory Union - Location TBD - June 19-21, 2019
2. North Country Supervisory Union - Supervisory Union Office - June 19-21
3. Champlain Valley School District - CVU High School - July 8-10
4. Burlington School District - Location TBD - August 7-9
5. Montpelier - Location TBD - July 31, August 1-2
6. Lyndon Town School - (Day 2 & 3 only) Location TBD - August 15-16 (Participant may select a Day 1 at another location)
7. Hartford School District - Hartford High School - August 12-14

Pre-Work: Adult Learning Theory Micro-Credential – Prior to your first class, register for the micro-credential Andragogy: Adult Learning Theory at 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. We will also be exploring the Educator Competencies for Personalized, Learner-Centered Teaching and discussing Adult Learning Theory (micro-credential questions), Stages of a Teacher's First Year

Day 2:
Benefits of the Mentoring/Coaching Process
Roles of a Mentor as a Growth Agent Mentoring
Maximizing Time and Attention
Mentoring vs Evaluation - Charlotte Danielson’s Response
Communication Flow
Continuum of Learning-Focused Interaction
Four Stances and Intersection of Attitude and Aptitude
Learning Focused Conversation Templates
Personality Types and Learning Styles
Stages of a Teacher’s First Year
Adult Learning Theory (review Principles and pre-class assignments)

Day 3:
Learning Focused Verbal Tools
Designing Questions to promote thinking
Observation Cycle and Collaboration Log
Bias in Observation and Observation Practice
Supporting Analysis of Student Work
Mentoring for Equity
Generational Differences

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 16, 2019 @ 7:00 pm via Adobe Connect (Link will be sent out a week prior)

For more information, please call or email Juliette Longchamp at Vermont-NEA at , 802-224-2421.

Limit: 20 people each session
Cost: $600 per person (includes materials) without credit
$975 per person (includes materials) with 3 credits from Castleton
Lunch: One hour for lunch, please bring your own (unless provided by host school)
Deadline: One week before class start date

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