• You should consider becoming a Lead Mentor (you do not have to be a Teacher Academy Teacher Leader to qualify) if you are: 

    • a classroom teacher wanting to be more impactful on your entire school community.
    • willing to organize professional development for groups of mentors and mentees.
    • capable of communicating effectively with a wide variety of school stake holders
    • a champion for your school and school community. 

    and you have: 

    • three years of successful teaching in our district.
    • ratings of proficient or higher on your most recent summative evaluation in all five standards, or standards 1-4 on an abbreviated cycle.
    • documentation of completed mentor training since 2010.

    What a Lead Mentor does:

    • Delivers school based new teacher orientation before school starts 
    • Informs the Teacher Leadership Coordinator when a mentor is assigned or changed. 
    • Facilitates site-based meetings with mentors/BTs at the beginning of the school year to introduce the online meeting logs, review expectations for the BT and Mentors, and discuss other school-based expectations and/or procedures, as necessary.
    • Assists potential mentors with registration and completion of the DPI Online Mentoring course, or face-to-face mentor training.
    • Attends site-based and district professional development activities as required
    • Works with Teacher Leadership Coordinator in determining the needs of the mentors and serves as liaison

    If this sounds interesting to you or you would like more information, please email Cassondra Heilig. caheilig@wsfcs.k12.nc.us