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Mentoring Resources and Tools

Standards

  • Oregon Mentoring Program Standards Mentoring Program Standards describe the structures and functions, processes, and effective practices necessary for a quality program. Effective mentoring is foundational to a quality program. An essential element of a mentoring program is a professional mentor who understands and utilizes the skills, strategies and tools necessary for the continuous development of teachers and administrators. 

Self Appraisal Tools

  • Mentor Program Standards Self-Appraisal Tool - The Self-Appraisal Tool can be used to self-evaluate mentoring projects based on the Oregon Mentoring Program Standards. The tool identifies strengths and weaknesses in current or proposed mentoring projects. Highlighted strengths and how gaps will be addressed can be included in the Mentoring grant application.

Oregon Mentoring Program Foundational Standards Protocol Process

The Oregon Mentoring Program Foundational Standards Protocol is used when a district leadership team is developing or reflecting on their current mentoring project both as a pre-assessment for mentoring project staff, and talking-points during a review of the completed Program Foundational Standards Protocol with district leadership team. 

Model Analysis Tools

The Oregon Mentor Models Analysis Tool is designed to highlight the benefits and challenges of each of the models. The model(s) that best fits the needs, capacity, resources, goals and vision of the project will be identified.

Southern Oregon Mentor Consotium Blended Model Draft - Beginning educators work with a full-release mentor AND receive support from inbuilding/district colleague mentor.

Mentor Goal Setting Tools
Forms
Commitment Letter Templates

Mentoring Impact Information

Videos

Students in Oregon deserve absolutely the best principals and teachers we can give them. The Oregon Mentoring Program can help make that happen. Fifty percent of beginning teachers leave the profession in their first five years. The Oregon Mentoring Program can change that. Teachers who have been mentored have greater gains in student achievement than teachers who have not been mentored. For the sake of the students, Mentoring Works! 

Fast Facts
Mentoring Fast Facts are based on data collected, summarized, and analyzed from various data sources including Oregon Department of Education data collections and annual surveys sent to the six groups involved with the school district mentoring programs. If you would like more information, please contact us.
Briefs
Research Briefs
Newsletters
Communication
Samples of communication documents 
Planning
Examples of district/consortium planning templates.
Project
Information on various mentoring project templates, observation tools and technology that can be used to move mentoring practice forward. 
Research

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