Teachers who become mentors typically desire to support new teachers so that new teachers do not go through the same experiences as they went through their first year and/or because they have a passion to share good teaching.
Qualities and Qualifications
have a minimum of three years of effective classroom teaching.
recognized as an exemplary Lutheran teacher and a Christian role model by administrators, colleagues, and community.
demonstrates the ability to actively listen and collaborate with all members of a school community.
actively participates in ongoing professional development
“Mentoring beginning teachers has been rewarding. Not only have I helped a colleague develop and grow his teaching practice, I’ve also gained a Christian friend and brother.”