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Mentoring Program

Mentors are experienced teachers who provide educational leadership and facilitate collaboration to help new teachers navigate through their first year of teaching. All new CPS teachers are provided with a mentor.

Mentor Roles
  • Introduce and orient the new teacher to the building and school policies and procedures
  • Locate and share materials
  • Observe the new teacher's classroom to provide objective feedback
  • Arrange reciprocal classroom visits with other teachers
  • Model or demonstrate lessons
Mentee Benefits
  • Receive ongoing support during their first year at CPS
  • Learn fundamental instructional and classroom management techniques
  • Gain a deeper understanding of content
  • Receive guidance in technology
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CMS Mentor Kim Hoesly and
Mentee Justin Wardyn
CHS Mentee Blanca Vera-Chavez and
Mentor Liliana Velasco