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Wednesday, 26 August 2015
Professional Learning Series for Mentors: Year One Locations & Registration
Wednesday, 5 August 2015
Coaching Leaders to Attain Student Success (CLASS) Initial Two-Day Workshop
In 2007, the Oregon Legislature passed HB 2574 authorizing the Oregon Department of Education (ODE) to establish a beginning teacher and administrator mentoring program. The Oregon Mentoring Project was started to provide support to beginning teachers, principals, and superintendents. In 2013, under the leadership of Governor John Kitzhaber, the Network of Quality Teaching and Learning was established. The Network provides funding for a comprehensive system of support for educators that creates a culture of leadership, professionalism, continuous improvement and excellence for teachers and leaders across the P-20 system. The Oregon Mentoring Program is an important component of this work. It is designed to support activities related to an evidence-based mentorship program for beginning teachers and administrators. The grants fund individual school districts or consortia comprised of school districts, ESDs, and universities. Grant-in-Aid has been allocated yearly beginning in 2008.
OR Revised Statutes 329
This link provides the most recent Statutes regarding the mentoring program. Please reference
ORS 329.788, 329.790, 329.795, 329.800, 329.805, 329.810, 329.815, 329.820 for laws specific to the mentoring program.
OR Administrative Rule 581-018
This link provides the most recent Administrative rules regarding the mentoring program. Please reference
OARs 581-018-0130 through 581-018-0151 for rules specific to the mentoring program
Professional Learning Series for Teacher Mentors: Year One
The Oregon Department of Education (ODE) together with the New Teacher Center (NTC) is offering the following FREE professional development opportunities.
Registration is required. Please watch this page for registration information.
Professional Learning Series
George Fox University Tigard-Tualatin Campus
12753 SW 68th Ave. Portland, OR 97223
1871 NE Stephens St. Roseburg, OR 97470
PLS 1 - Instructional Mentoring
September 22-23, 2015
September 30 - October 1, 2015
PLS 2 - Observing and Conferencing
October 6-7, 2015
October 22-23, 2015
PLS 3 - Using Data to Inform Instruction
January 12-13, 2016
January 20-21, 2016
PLS 4 - Designing Effective Instruction
February 9-10, 2016
February 4-5, 2016
Bend School District Office Boardroom
520 NW Wall
Bend, OR 97701
Sept. 24-25, 2015
Oct. 15-16, 2015 - Location TBD
Jan. 14-15, 2016
Feb. 2-3, 2016
Grant Announcements and Applications
The Oregon Beginning Teacher and Administrator Mentorship Program was established in 2007 through the passage of HB 2574. In 2015 the Oregon Legislature continued funding for the Oregon Mentorship Program through The Network for Quality Teaching and Learning (HB 3233). The grant program is designed to support evidence-based mentorship programs for beginning teachers and administrators.
Mentoring Grant Application
08/04/2015 (465 KB)
Notice of Intent to Apply
07/15/2015 (42.10 KB)
This notice of intent is optional, but will help the Oregon Department of Education identify the number of grant reviewers needed and assure that the potential applicant will receive all updates related to the grant process. Completing this Notice does not obligate the District or Consortium to apply for the grant.
Grant Reviewer Application
07/17/2015 (55.50 KB)
Grant reviewers are needed to read and score all applications. Each applicant is strongly encouraged to have 1-2 people apply as reviewers to enable each applicant to experience the review process first hand.
Mentoring Project Self-Appraisal Tool / Mentoring Program Standards Rubric
07/15/2015 (100.96 KB)
The Self-Appraisal Tool can be used to self-evaluate mentoirng programs based on the Oregon Mentoring Program Standards to identify strengths and weaknesses in current or proposed mentoirng project. Highlighted strengths and how gaps will be addressed can be included in the Mentoirng grant application.
Oregon Mentoring Program Standards adopted!
At the August 2014, State Board of Education Meeting, the
Oregon Mentoring Program Standards
were adopted! Mentoring Program Standards describe the structures and functions, processes, and effective practices necessary for a quality program. Effective mentoring is foundational to a quality program. An essential element of a mentoring program is a professional mentor who understands and utilizes the skills, strategies and tools necessary for the continuous development of teachers and administrators.
Mentoring Impact Information
Students in Oregon deserve absolutely the best principals and teachers we can give them. The Oregon Mentoring Program can help make that happen. Fifty percent of beginning teachers leave the profession in their first five years. The Oregon Mentoring Program can change that. Teachers who have been mentored have greater gains in student achievement than teachers who have not been mentored. For the sake of the students, Mentoring Works!
Mentoring Fast Facts #1
04/16/2015 (601.97 KB)
Mentoring Fast Facts #2
04/06/2015 (585.42 KB)
Equity Brief 2014
10/31/2014 (204.38 KB)
Impact Brief 2014
10/31/2014 (242.57 KB)
Oregon Mentoring Program Brief (2013)
10/31/2014 (312 KB)
Beginning Teacher Results Brief (2013)
10/31/2014 (389.29 KB)
Beginning Administrator Results Brief (2013)
10/31/2014 (313.21 KB)
Mentoring Network Meetings
Resources, information and documents related to the Oregon Mentoring Network meetings.
Professional Learning Opportunities
Information on upcoming opportunities offered by the Oregon Department of Education.
Previously Funded Mentoring Grant Information
Resources & Research
This page contains resources, information, and documents/forms necessary to meet the criteria of the grant, and that sub-recipients are to use and turn in to the Oregon Department of Education (ODE).
Data Reports and Surveys
This page contains surveys and data collected from the mentoring projects.
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