The mentoring of beginning teachers : a program review

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Brenda Shumate Woodruff (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
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Ernest W. Lee

Abstract: This study was conducted for the purpose of providing a Mentor Teacher Program review for the Wilkes County. North Carolina School System. Data were collected through four questionnaires sent to four groups within the school system: mentor teachers, mentees, principals, and central office personnel. The information gathered was used to answer six research questions: 1. What is the profile of the Wilkes County mentor teacher? 2. How have mentors aided the development of the proteges to whom they were matched? 3. Was the performance of mentoring duties perceived differently by mentors, mentees, principals, and central office personnel? 4. Did mentor teachers derive satisfaction from their roles as mentors? 5. Are mentoring services perceived as helpful in improving the quality of instruction in the Wilkes County School System? 6. What were the major difficulties experienced by Wilkes County mentors during the performance of their mentoring responsibilities?

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Language: English
Date: 1990
Mentoring in education $z North Carolina $z Wilkes County
Teachers $x Training of $z North Carolina $z Wilkes County

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