Module 4. Beginning Teacher Professional Learning & Development

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Module 4—Beginning Teacher Professional Learning & Development—reviews the research base for the retention and development of beginning teachers and defines the essential features of instructionally-focused formative assessment of beginning teacher practice. The module also explores school- and district-based structures to create a comprehensive system of professional learning supports for beginning teachers.

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M&I Toolkit
Introduction to the Toolkit
Mentor Recruitment, Selection & Assignment
Mentor Professional Learning, Development & Assessment
Beginning Teacher Professional Learning & Development
The Principal's Role in Mentoring & Induction
M&I Supports for Educators of Students with Disabilities
Collecting Evidence of Program Success
Collecting Evidence of Program Success

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Request technical assistance support to access the Toolkit files as Word documents or to receive a one-on-one consultation with GTL Center experts to learn more about how your state can create strong supports for new teachers through comprehensive mentoring and induction. After completing the technical assistance request form, GTL staff will reach out to help your team identify and customize the right resources from the toolkit to achieve your state’s mentoring and induction priorities.