The mentor teacher shall be available to meet with and assist beginning teacher participants a minimum of five times during the year on an informal basis.


The mentor shall provide ongoing support and assistance, including observations throughout the year and conduct seminars for the new teacher in their building on such topics as district policies, grading procedures, classroom management, instructional skills, conferencing with parents, troubleshooting, stress management, child abuse issues and sharing of curriculum ideas, etc.


The mentor teacher shall periodically update the principal on the status of the beginning teacher and training that has been provided.