Mentor Specialty Opportunities

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Mentor Specialty Opportunities are focused trainings designed to build on learning from Mentor Academy 101. These specialties include: Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation and Feedback, Mentoring ESAs, and Mentoring Teachers of Special Education.

Note: Prerequisite for Mentor Specialty Opportunities is prior attendance of Mentor Academy 101.  BEST will continue to provide all events online until further notice.

Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation & Feedback

Using Instructional Frameworks in Observation and Feedback focuses on mentor/mentee observation cycles using instructional frameworks as a third point. Participants will learn to use the Principles of Practice and Mind the Gap tools to guide their observations and feedback.

Instructional Frameworks Future Training

Title Date and Time Register
Observation & Feedback: Using Instructional Frameworks in Mentoring
Oct 16 2024 | 8am - 3pm


Zoom link will be sent.

Register now for this online event!

Mentoring ESAs

Mentoring ESAs focuses on mentoring School Counselors, Psychologists, Nurses,  Social Workers, Occupational Therapists, Physical Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Audiologists, Librarians, and other Education Staff Associates with role-specific and general mentoring lenses.

Mentoring ESAs Future Training

Title Date and Time Register
BEST Mentoring ESAs
Oct 14 2024 | 8am - 3pm


Zoom link will be sent.

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Mentoring School Nurses 

Mentoring School Nurses focuses on school nurse mentor development including school nursing standards, frameworks, scenarios, and tools for mentors to use when supporting novice school nurses. North Central ESD 171 is hosting this event in collaboration with BEST. 

Mentoring School Nurses Future Training

Date: Monday, June 10, 2024
Time: 8:30-3:30pm
Location: Zoom
Registration: Mentoring School Nurses Training Registration

 

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education focuses on mentoring teachers of special education in three of their roles: classroom teacher, case manager for students, and lead for adults in their building.

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education Future Training

Title Date and Time Register
Mentoring Teachers of Special Education
Jun 20 2024 | 8am - 3pm
Jun 21 2024 | 8am - 3pm


Zoom

Register now for this online event!

Mentoring Teachers of Special Education
Oct 1 2024 | 8am - 3pm
Oct 3 2024 | 8am - 3pm

Register now for this online event!