10 Reasons Why New Teachers Should Have Mentors

  1. Facilitate adjustment to their new environment
  2. To promote networking with other colleagues
  3. Collaborate with a more experienced educator
  4. To promote self confidence
  5. To receive supportive guidance, encouragement, and constructive feedback
  6. Greater success with student population
  7. Increased job satisfaction
  8. To increase new teacher retention rate
  9. To develop awareness of policy and procedures that are relevant to the school system
  10. Improves teacher effectiveness


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Topics: Mentors & Mentorees, Mentoring FAQs, Talent Development and Retention