2013-2014 MSU-Denver Cooperating Teacher Professional Development Program
MSU Denver Teacher Education Department (TED)
Dr.Philip Bernhardt, Dr. Kathryn Young, Dr. Mark Koester
Dates and Location:
Wednesday, June 12th; 8:00 – 4:00
MSU Denver Student Success Building - Room 400
890 Auraria Parkway, Denver, 80204
The purpose of the professional development seminar is to assist participants to:
- Develop a practical understanding of the central concepts and theories related to effective mentoring and adult development.
- Identify strategies for integrating teacher evaluation standards and expectations into mentoring practices.
- Utilize case-analysis to consider the role of mentors in the development of pre-service teachers.
- Articulate a personal mentoring philosophy to support the learning of developing teachers.
Additional Seminar Highlights:
- Each participant will receive an honorarium and a certification of completion.
- Participants will interact with a variety of education professionals and receive resources to support future mentoring experiences and professional development.
- Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be asked to mentor a Metro State pre-service teacher during the 2013-2014 school year.
- Seminar participants will be asked to conduct professional development in their school to support other teachers interested in serving as cooperating teachers.
- Seminar participants will be asked to meet to share their mentoring experiences and possibly participate in a panel presentation at a local conference.
2013 CT Seminar AGENDA ( 307 KB)
MSU Denver Campus Parking/Campus Map ( 5,508 KB)
Resources to Support Your Work as Mentors:
* A Practical Guide to Lesson Study ( 107 KB)
Helping Novices Learn to Teach ( 104 KB)
Negotiating Expectations: Establishing Agreements ( 10,090 KB)
* Practical Strategies for Assisting New Teachers ( 12,455 KB)
Principles of Adult Learning ( 93 KB)
The Good Mentor ( 52 KB)
* The Clinical Supervisory Model ( 470 KB)
* Tips and Strategies for Co-Teaching ( 128 KB)
* What New Teachers Need to Learn ( 51 KB)
To REGISTER or for questions about the seminar please contact
Dr. Philip Bernhardt firstname.lastname@example.org or 303.556.2918)