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State Activities: Mentoring

Utah Mentor Teacher Academy is a statewide program which started in 1986 and is coordinated through the Utah Personnel Development Center. The purpose of the UMTA is to refine and enhance the leadership skills and knowledge of highly qualified educators through training focused on interpersonal and communication skills, effective school practices, modeling, effective presentations, coaching, collaboration and facilitation techniques.


The Kansas National Education Association's  Induction Mentoring and Peer Assistance. KNEA reviewed websites to produce a list of resources that contain information and ideas that will help the reader consider and/or initiate an induction, mentoring and/or peer assistance program. Includes links to district guidelines, the KNEA rubric and Kansas State Department of Education Mentoring Program Standards and Criteria.