Presentation on theme: "New Teacher Induction Academy Data Collection November 30, 2011"— Presentation transcript:
1 New Teacher Induction Academy Data Collection November 30, 2011 New Teacher Induction ProgramSt. Mary’s County Public SchoolsNew Teacher Induction Academy Data Collection November 30, 2011
2 A Multi-Faceted Approach to Support Targeted PD in teachers’ content provides differentiation for instructional support.Instructional mentors assigned for first two years. Third year optional.RELATIONSHIPS.This is our priority.personal connectionsinstructional mentors, demonstration teachers, new teacher socials, relationships with staff and the communityThe electronic learning community provides opportunities for problem solving and support.RelationshipsMonthly seminars provide follow-up and topic-specific PD.Resources are provided to support classroom instruction and professional responsibilities.Demonstration Classrooms give another layer of modeling and mentoring.Pre-service induction helps new teachers understand the system and their curriculum.
6 Mentor Support SurveyFollowing each appropriate statement, circle the number that corresponds with your level of agreement or disagreement with the statement.I had a mentor who was assigned to me this school year: q Yes q NoHow many years have you been teaching (including all of your teaching positions)?q this is my first year q 1-3 years q 4-9 years q more than 10 years
7 Mentor Support Survey Learning Opportunities 1. My mentor has explained how to use the appropriate learning outcomes for planning instruction. This may include the use of the State Curriculum, the Core Learning Goals, Content Standards, outcomes, indicators, and benchmarks, and/or the essential curriculum for your content area.2. My mentor has helped me to learn to use assessments to gauge students’ mastery of content.3. My mentor has demonstrated a variety of instructional skills and strategies for me.4. My mentor has assisted me in understanding the academic content for which I am responsible.5. My mentor has helped me to plan lessons that are meaningful and focus on student learning.Additional comments about learning opportunities offered by your mentor:4: Strongly Agree; 3: Agree; 2: Disagree; 1: Strongly Disagree; Not Applicable
8 Mentor Support SurveyFollow-UpCheck one:my mentor observed/co-taught with meI observed/co-taught with another teacherneitherMy mentor has observed my instruction and provided me with feedback.My mentor has helped me analyze my teaching.My mentor has assisted me in adding academic rigor to my instruction.Additional comments about follow-up offered by your mentor:4: Strongly Agree; 3: Agree; 2: Disagree; 1: Strongly Disagree; Not Applicable
9 Mentor Support SurveyBenefits1. My mentor assisted me with locating necessary curriculum documents, materials, and texts related to my grade level or content area.2. My mentor clarified school system policies and procedures for me.3. My mentor suggested effective classroom management strategies.4. My mentor has been accessible5. My mentor reaches out to me to see if I need support.6. My mentor has worked with me:q almost daily q once a week q several times a month q once a month q less than once a monthAdditional comments about benefits offered by your mentor:4: Strongly Agree; 3: Agree; 2: Disagree; 1: Strongly Disagree; Not Applicable
10 Mentor Support Survey Additional Responses How has your mentor helped you to become an active member of your school’s community?Additional ResponsesHow has your mentor helped you to become an active member of your school’s community?Mentor Support SurveyAdditional ResponsesHow has your mentor helped you to become an active member of your school’s community?If you had one kudo or one wish to share with your mentor, what would you say?How can we make mentoring stronger and more supportive? What suggestions do you have for enhancing our peer mentoring program?In attending Model Demonstration Day during New Teacher Orientation (August 17, 2010), what impacted you the most?If you had one kudo or one wish to share with your model demonstration teacher, what would you say?In attending New Teacher Seminars, what do you feel to be most beneficial?In attending New Teacher Seminars, what can we do to enhance the experience for you? What additional support do you need?
11 several times per month We share with mentors…91% of new teachers say their mentor has helped to provide instructional materials and support.71% of new teachers state that their mentor has modeled instruction.84% of new teachers state their mentor has provided support in classroom management.100% of new teachers assigned a mentor.All second year teachers assigned a mentor.Third year teachers receive a mentor based on need.Nearly ¾ of mentorsprovide mentoringseveral times per month
14 Activity Coaching conversation Instructional planning/ lesson and unit designAnalysis of student workModeling Instruction/Demonstration lessonClassroom managementMaterials and resource procurementPersonal or professional growthOther
18 We share with principals… Domain 2 The Learning EnvironmentComponent 2a Establishes a Culture for Learning Component 2b Manages Classroom Procedures Component 2c Manages Student Behavior Component 2d Organizes Physical SpaceN=971
19 Domain 3 InstructionComponent 3a Communicates Clearly and Accurately Component 3b Promotes Higher Level Thinking Skills Component 3c Engages Students in Learning Component 3d Provides Feedback to Students Component 3e Demonstrates Flexibility and Responsiveness Component 3f Differentiates Instruction and Assessment Component 3g Demonstrates Knowledge of the Role of Reading Component 3h Demonstrates Knowledge of the Role of WritingN=971
20 Supervisor of Professional Development Deb FallerSupervisor of Professional DevelopmentSt. Mary’s County Public Schools