Induction and mentoring programs are especially important for supporting new and novice educators, and particularly for educators of color.
High Quality Mentoring & Induction Practices
New Teacher Center
Leveraging Student Teachers to Support Flexible Staffing Models
ESE Policy Brief: Teacher Equity Gaps in Massachusetts
Multi-Classroom Leadership with Students and Teachers at Home
Opportunity Culture (Public Impact)
Coaching for Equity: Conversations that Change Practice
For their contributions to this module, we’d like to thank the following individuals:
Darryl Delzie, 6th Grade History Teacher, Springfield
Ricardo Dobles, Assistant Principal, Barbieri Elementary School, Framingham
Dejour Hollins, Grade 7 ELA Teaching Fellow, Bridge Boston Charter School
Alicia Thomas, Manager of Teacher Development, Teach Western Mass
Jariela Cruz Caliz
Goldhaber, Dan, and Matthew Ronfeldt. "Sustaining Teacher Training in a Shifting Environment." EdResearch for Recovery, 2020.
Motamedi, Jason Greenberg, and David Stevens. "Human Resources Practices for Recruiting, Selecting, and Retaining Teachers of Color." 2018.
TeachPlus and The Education Trust. "If You Listen, We Will Stay: Why Teachers of Color Leave and How to Disrupt Teacher Turnover." 2019.
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Last Updated: October 19, 2022
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