As special educators enter their first year of teaching they need support and guidance to make complex decisions related to instructional planning, assessments, paperwork, classroom management and many other issues. To strengthen the performance and retention of new teachers school districts offer mentoring programs. In this section you can find several resources related to mentoring that would be useful for both mentors and mentees.
The New Teacher center is a national organization that provides comprehensive information on mentoring programs, online learning resources, policy briefs and practice briefs. Click on the “Resources” tab to access these resources.