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Strengthen your mentoring skills

Mentoring is a key strategy for supporting educators at any stage in their careers—and for improving teacher practice. This guide is an effective, activity-based way to reflect on, practice, and sharpen your skills as a mentor, coach, or technical assistance provider, and it can be adapted to a wide variety of early care and education settings.

Supporting Teachers as Learners: A Guide for Mentors and Coaches in Early Care and Education includes activities and worksheets for hands-on learning and addresses

  • The variety of mentoring programs operating today;
  • Understanding adult learning and development;
  • Building strong mentor-protégé relationships and appreciating and understanding differences;
  • Skills and strategies for effective mentoring; and
  • Mentors as leaders and learners.

75 pages

About Marcy Whitebook

Marcy Whitebook, Ph.D., is the founder and director of the Center for the Study of Child Care Employment at the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment at the University of California at more..

About Dan Bellm

Dan Bellm is a writer, editor, and translator living in Berkeley, California. He has published three books of poetry, most recently Practice (Sixteen Rivers Press), winner of a 2009 California Book more..