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Oregon Mentoring Program Standards
This link takes you to the Oregon Administrative Rules page, see OARs 581-018-0130 through 581-018-0151. 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

Mentor Goal Setting Tools

Mentoring Impact Information


Mentoring Works!

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.

Research Briefs
Planning Examples of district/consortium planning templates.

Information on various mentoring project templates, observation tools and technology that can be used to move mentoring practice forward.


For questions, comments, or additional information contact Sheli Dumas