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Welcome to the eighth 100Kin10 Annual Partner Summit, an annual convening of 250+ leaders committed to solving the challenges underlying the STEM teacher shortage. 

Over the course of the day, our hope is that you’ll spark meaningful connections with peers, exchange perspectives and stories, glean insights, and get energized about new possibilities for your work and for the field.
Tuesday, March 26 • 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Supporting and Developing Mentor Teachers

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Grand Challenge Themes:
Teacher Preparation
Professional Growth

About this Project Team:
Teacher shortages are present in every state and are especially high in science and mathematics. This team believes that teacher retention, not recruitment, is the root of the problem and part of its potential solution. The strategy for increasing teacher retention is ensuring that all teachers have access to mentor teachers as they progress in their careers. Our vision is to establish a framework that can be utilized by schools and states to develop classroom teachers to serve as peer mentors in a cost-effective, scalable model that will function to retain teachers in their first three years and create a career pathway for seasoned teachers.

Key words: Mentoring, Retention, Induction

Presenters
avatar for Jeff Thomas

Jeff Thomas

Professor, University of Southern Indiana
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Jennifer Hicks

Science Program Manager, Purdue University
avatar for Paul Parkison

Paul Parkison

Chair / Associate Professor, University of North Florida


Tuesday March 26, 2019 2:00pm - 3:15pm
Price Upper

Attendees (24)