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Supporting Beginning Teachers Online Workshop

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Supporting Beginning Teachers Online Workshop

Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 29–30, 2020

Effectively supporting beginning teachers is crucial for both retention and developing expertise in relation to student achievement. During this two-day online workshop, we will guide leaders, coaches, and mentors in specific ways to support beginning teachers. Explore and discuss specific strategies for implementing research-based mentoring traits into your own district, school, or practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the foundational research and theory on supporting beginning teachers.
  • Explore how to identify effective mentors, and gain an understanding of how to establish a solid foundation for mentoring relationships.
  • Acquire specific strategies to provide essential physical, emotional, and institutional support for beginning teachers.
  • Frame essential instructional support strategies within a common language of instruction, including how to engage in goal setting, focused practice, focused feedback, observations, and discussions of teaching, in order to immediately and continually improve instructional practices for the beginning teacher.
  • Learn how a mentor can provide specific and timely feedback in relation to the beginning teacher’s developmental stage.

Additional Information

Product Code: WSL202

  • Tina H. Boogren

    Tina H. Boogren, PhD, is a former classroom teacher, English department chair, instructional coach, professional developer, athletic coach, author, and building-level leader.

Presenters are subject to change.

Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations and substitutions must be in submitted in writing via fax (812.336.7790) or email

  • Cancellations more than 90 days prior to the event require a $75 processing fee per person.
  • Cancellations between 10 and 90 days prior to the event require half the registration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event will receive no refund.

Included with your registration:

Day One

8:00–8:15 a.m.
Welcome, Introductions, Establishing Routines and Procedures
8:15–9:45 a.m.
Research and Background
9:45–10:00 a.m.
10:00–11:00 a.m.
Designing an Effective Mentoring Program
11:00 a.m.–11:45 p.m.
11:45–12:45 p.m.
Physical Support for Beginning Teachers
12:45–1:00 p.m.
1:00–2:00 p.m.
Emotional Support for Beginning Teachers
2:00–2:15 p.m.
2:15-2:45 p.m.
Self-Care Strategies for Emotional Support
2:45–3:00 p.m.
Closure/Exit Slips

Day Two

8:00–8:30 a.m.
Welcome Back, Review of Day One
8:30–9:15 a.m.
Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers
9:15–9:30 a.m.
9:30–10:30 a.m.
Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers, Continued
10:30–11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Institutional Support for Beginning Teachers
12:30–12:45 p.m.
12:45–2:15 p.m.
Putting It All Together, Structured Networking Time
2:15–2:45 p.m.
2:45–3:15 p.m.
Questions, Evaluations, Closure