Professional Development Center

EDIS 1828 Mentors Training Mentors Workshop

Course Number: EDIS 1828
Course Title: Mentors Training Mentors Workshop
Dates: July 22-24, 2014
Times: 9:00am - 2:00pm
Location: University of Southern Maine, Gorham Campus, 301 Bailey Hall
Faculty: Shirley and Doug Spaulding, Certified MDOE Mentor Trainers
Credit: 1.5 CEUs
Tuition/Fees: $295.00
Registration Form: Click here or call 780-5055 

The purposes of this training are to:

  • Build and/or deepen the ability to prepare teacher mentors
  • Enhance the ability to teach the content of the three days of Maine’s Mentor Training and the processes that support that learning
  • Enrich presentation and facilitation skills
  • Qualify individuals to co-facilitate Maine’s Mentor Training in the local SAU and region
  • Build a common vision and sense of community among Maine’s teacher mentors.

The applicant must have:

  • A minimum of 5 years of teaching
  • A willingness to conduct Mentor Trainings 
  • Successfully mentored another teacher
  • Supervisor's approval to attend, and train in SAU and region.

Recommended: Completion of mentor training (Maine’s AARBEC model or comparable training)

Benefits of becoming a mentor trainer:

  • Professional development contact hours will be awarded from the Maine Department of Education
  • Professional growth opportunities in facilitation/presentation skills
  • Builds leadership capacity for the individual and his/her SAU
  • Qualifies participants to co-facilitate Maine’s Mentor Training Workshop in SAU/region
  • A full set of approved training materials, and annotated training agenda

We strongly recommend that participating School Administrative Units send two to five mentors to be co-trainers.