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Administrator Mentor Tools Building Blocks

Mentoring Program Building Blocks


Oregon 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.



Use for the first one or two meetings

  • Entry Conversations Protocol

    Facilitates rapport and trust, glean understanding of school context; explain purpose and structure of mentoring.

  • “Getting to Know You” Tool

    Questions to ask during your first meeting with the beginning administrator that will provide important background knowledge.

  • Entry Conversation-Supervisor

    Talking points about mentoring program for beginning administrators and purpose/structure of quarterly meetings between mentor and supervisor/LEA administrator.

Meeting with Mentee and Mentee’s Supervisor

Use ongoing with Mentee and quarterly with Supervisor/LEA Administrator

Observation/Data Collection Tools

Use to observe and give feedback to beginning administrator

For questions, comments, or additional information contact Sheli Dumas.