Regulations relevant to Induction and Mentoring are embedded within DESE's Licensure Regulations.
Specific areas of interest include:
The regulations provide a baseline for districts' induction and mentoring programs. DESE strongly encourages districts to go beyond the minimum requirements as needed to ensure educators receive meaningful supports and leadership opportunities.
Learn more about these components in the 2015 Guidelines for Induction and Mentoring Programs .
1 A teacher new to the role or district who holds a Professional license has most likely already received 50 hours of mentoring beyond the induction year and would not be required to complete additional mentoring. However, a teacher who holds an Initial license who is either new to the role or district must fulfill this requirement in order to obtain a Professional license.
Last Updated: June 4, 2020
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