• Mentor Program

    Program Goal

    To provide support and services to new teachers that result in quality instruction, student achievement, and the retention of new teachers.

    Guiding Principles

    A high quality mentoring experience:

    • provides social and emotional counsel and guidance transitioning into the job
    • coaches effective curricular, instructional, and assessment skills
    • fosters collaborative learning and networking
    • offers differentiated services to meet the varied needs and experiences of participants
    • accommodates needs that may extend beyond the first year of employment
    • supports mentors with training and materials as appropriate
    • practices continuous improvement.

    Professional Learning Contacts

    Ashley.Helms@pisd.edu Director, Professional Learning

    Edna.Phythian@pisd.edu Coordinator, Professional Learning

    Marcus.Miller@pisd.edu Coordinator, Employee Learning