Teach them to fish

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You Can’t Do It For Them
But You Can Show Them
The Way

How Have Mentors Made the
Difference

UNCW
-

CT3


Dr. Cathy Barlow, Dean


Dr. Carol Chase
-
Thomas, Associate Dean


Patricia Chappell, CT3 Instructional Leader


Mentors: Julia Davis, Justine Lerch, Rebecca
Mahler, Pam Thomas, Dr. Audrey Toney, and
Deloris Rhodes


Students: Kip Young, Shalon Turner, and Lelia
Brady

Coalition for Transition to
Teaching


CT3 Grant Purpose

The CT3 Grant focuses on
Recruiting
,
Preparing
,
Mentoring
and
Retaining

high quality teachers through an
alternative

route to state
certification and licensure.



CT3 Special Features


Priority Given to Military


spouses and
dependents


Stipend / Scholarship
-

$2500


Laptop Computer


for duration in the program


Mentoring and On
-
going Support


3 years


High Need School Districts


On
-
site Location (s) in Wilmington (UNCW) and
Jacksonville (CCCC)


Partnerships


Targeted Areas of Licensure



WHAT WORKS


Mentoring


On
-
Site Mentoring



Immediate Feedback


Observations


On
-
Line Support


Special Topical Seminars


Web
-
based Material Resources


Learning Teams


Master Mentors


Removed from school politics


Time to dedicate to mentees


Passion about profession


“Teach them to fish”


Varied experiences


Communication to and from all mentors


“Lunch Bunch” discussions


Attend class with mentees


PROCESSES


Building relationships through
assessing, coaching, and guiding


Over a three year period

Reflections


What are some
challenges and concerns

that new teachers face today? How are
the skills and support of CT3 mentors
valuable for you?


What are the
stages of development

that
new teachers pass through in their initial
years of teaching? What kinds of support
did mentors provide?

Reflections


Describe how your work with the CT3
mentors helped you transition into
teaching?


How have CT3 classes, study groups,
and mentors helped you in working
with diverse populations?

Resources Provided


Bromfield, M., Deane, H. & Burnett, E. (2003).
From Surviving to
Thriving: A Guide for Beginning Teachers
. Newton, MA: Brookline
Books.
ISBN 1
-
57129
-
092
-
3



DeBruyn, R. L. & Larson, J. L. (1984).
You Can Handle Them All
Quick
-
Action Card Deck.

Manhattan, KS: The Master Teacher.
ISBN 1
-
58992
-
054
-
6


Payne, Ruby K. (1996).
A Framework for Understanding Poverty.

Highlands, TX: Aha! Process, Inc.

ISBN 1
-
929229
-
48
-
8


Wong, H., & Wong, R. (1998).
How to Be An Effective
Teacher: The First Days of

School
. Harry Wong Publications.
ISBN 0
-
962
-
93602
-
2


Zemelman, S., Daniels, H. & Hyde, A. (1998).
Best Practices:
New Standards for

Teaching and Learning in America’s Schools
.
3rd Edition. Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.
ISBN 0
-
325
-
00744
-
6