Mentoring a new teacher is an amazing way to grow as an educator. Whether it's your first time in this role or you've been mentoring for years, these resources are designed to help you stay organized, save time, and feel prepared and excited to serve as a teacher mentor.
If you're new to mentoring, you'll find everything you need to set up a comprehensive, time-saving mentor teacher binder! Already have some experience? Use these pages to supplement the resources you already have!
And there’s lots more goodies included to help you and your first-year teacher mentee enjoy a successful year together!
73 ready-to-print pages to set up a comprehensive mentor teacher binder
45 editable pages (PowerPoint file)
6 editable binder covers, 4 spine designs in varying widths, and matching dividers
10 note cards to give your mentor teacher throughout the year
editable welcome signs, banner, and note cards
BONUS Tips for New Teachers poster
Mentor Teacher Binder Pages:
On Being a Mentor
Tips for Mentors
Ways to Keep Up Morale
Mentor Requirements List
Tips for Mentees
Mentor-Mentee Orientation Agenda
Topics to Cover throughout the Year
Topics to Cover with Your Mentee
Important Dates (2023-2024)
Weekly Planning Calendar
Quarterly Planning Calendar
School Year-at-a-Glance by Quarter
School Year-at-a-Glance by Month
2023 At-a-Glance Calendar
2024 At-a-Glance Calendar
Teacher Observation Form
Mentor Quarterly Reflection Form
Mentee Quarterly Reflection Form
Mentor Self-Evaluation Form
Mentor Evaluation Form
Questions to Ask
Most of the calendars are available in both 1- and 2-page spreads to suit your needs. The PDF version of the binder pages also includes monthly calendars for August 2023 - August 2024. These are updated in late spring/early summer ahead of the next school year.
In order to preserve the formatting I’ve used in the PPT files, directions are included to download four free fonts from Kimberly Geswein.
Please note that this resource is for one mentor teacher's use only.
What Teachers Are Saying:
"This is a fantastic resource. I have been a mentor teacher for 5 years and always tried to be organized, but this is AMAZING. There are so many thoughtful elements included that will help mentor teachers save time. This is a must have resource!" - Amanda
"This is great! I had never had a student teacher before, so this was such a great place to start. Tons of good info and so easy to edit and make personal." - Katie
"I love this resource!!! Thank you so much for providing these documents all in one place! It has been a great help to my mentoring process. " - Christy