Teachers working in 35 of our highest needs schools that have recently completed their second year of teaching with the support of a New Teacher Center Mentor will be recognized by the School Board at the August 17th School Board meeting. These teachers met with their assigned full-release mentor at least 90 minutes a week and utilized formative assessment tools to support their roles as effective and reflective educators. “Their dedication and commitment to using the resources provided by their New Teacher Center Mentor should be commended. We know that this dedication will continue to benefit the students of Palm Beach County as the second year teachers begin their third year of practice and continue to utilize the skills they learned during their first two years,” said Lisa Helfrich with the Department of Professional Development.
The second year teachers are:
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The School Board will also be recognizing the New Teacher Center Full-Release Mentors that have completed their second year as mentors and have undergone extensive training in the New Teacher Center Model for coaching and mentoring new teachers. Not only did the mentors participate in academies, modules, and weekly forums to perfect their craft and engage in collegial conversations around their role as mentors, but they were also selected to present at the New Teacher Center Symposium held in San Jose, CA this past January where they received rave reviews for their presentation and built partnerships with other NTC Programs around the nation.
The New Teacher Center Mentors are:
For more information please contact Lisa Helfrich at 561-776-3673 or firstname.lastname@example.org.