For a new class, new instructor or new mentor, six meetings are required. At least one planning meeting between the mentor and high school instructor (which includes new instructor orientation) must occur prior to the start of the semester. At least two in-person classroom observations will occur and one follow-up meeting. Mentors will record their observations and recommendations, which are submitted and reviewed by M State's associate vice president (AVP).
Repeat course offerings with the same instructor and mentor are required to have three meetings. At least one of these meetings will be a classroom observation.
Upon request, high school teachers can be provided feedback from their mentor reports.
Meeting topics may include:
Classroom observation topics may include:
A minimum of one planning meeting between the faculty mentor and high school instructor will occur prior to the start of the course. This meeting will include a comprehensive New Teacher Orientation with discipline-specific training in topics including course curriculum, assessment criteria, pedagogy, course philosophy and theory. Other agenda items will include the Concurrent Enrollment Program handbook, administrative responsibilities, programmatic policy and procedures and ongoing/annual professional development.
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