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Teacher and Administrator Mentoring Program

A group of Connected Lane County partners applied for and received $546,000 in funding from the Oregon Department of Education for the Beginning Teacher and Administrator Mentoring Program. The program will have a significant impact on how Lane County school districts support and develop new teachers and administrators. Funds will be used to implement coordination programs that:

  • Provide quality mentoring support;
  • Improve the educational performance of pupils;
  • Improve the leadership performance of new administrators;
  • Enable beginning teachers and administrators to be effective in teaching all pupils including those who are economically, culturally, linguistically, and academically diverse;
  • Improve professional success and retention of new teachers and administrators;
  • Ensure intensive, individualized support and assistance for participating teachers and administrators; and
  • Enable continuous program improvement through monitoring and evaluation.