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Being Mentored A Guide for Proteges by Hal Portner
  

Being Mentored A Guide for Proteges

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Being Mentored A Guide for Proteges by Hal Portner

`This is the best book on how to ask for help and search out opportunities if you want to be an effective teacher' - Harry K Wong, Author, The First Days of Schools: How to Be An Effective Teacher , Wong Publications Inc 1991 Being Mentored is written for both potential teachers and mentors. It is a reference guide containing thought-provoking activities and opportunities for applying its principles to the reader's needs. The book offers suggestions for action and includes multiple resources of special interest to new teachers. Author Hal Portner, an experienced educator and mentor, covers each stage of the mentoring process from induction to reflection.

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Being Mentored: A Guide for Proteges, is especially unique. Most books related to mentoring address the mentors or the mentoring program instead of the mentee. -- Mentoring and Tutoring, Vol. 13, Issue 1, 2005 This is the best book on how to ask for help and search out opportunities if you want to be an effective teacher. -- Harry K. Wong, Author


About the Author

Hal Portner is a former K-12 teacher and administrator. He was assistant director of the Summer Math Program for High School Women and Their Teachers at Mount Holyoke College, and for 24 years he was a teacher and then administrator in two Connecticut public school districts. From 1985 to 1995, he was a member of the Connecticut State Department of Education's Bureau of Certification and Professional Development, where, among other responsibilities, he served as coordinator of the Connecticut Institute for Teaching and Learning and worked closely with school districts to develop and carry out professional development and teacher evaluation plans and programs. Hal developed and teaches for Western New England University a 3 credit MEd in Curriculum and Instruction online core course in Mentoring, Coaching, and professional development. Portner writes, develops materials, trains mentors, facilitates the development of new teacher and peer-mentoring programs, and consults for school districts and other educational organizations and institutions. In addition to Mentoring New Teachers, he is the author of Training Mentors Is Not Enough: Everything Else Schools and Districts Need to Do (2001), Being Mentored: A Guide for Proteges (2002), Workshops that Really Work: The ABCs of Designing and Delivering Sensational Presentations (2005), and editor of Teacher Mentoring and Induction: The State of the Art and Beyond (2005) - all published by Corwin Press. He holds an MEd from the University of Michigan and a 6th-year Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in education admin-istration from the University of Connecticut. For three years, he was with the University of Massachusetts EdD Educational Leadership Program.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th June 2002

Author

Hal Portner

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Publisher

Corwin Press Inc an imprint of SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
96 pages

Categories

Teaching skills & techniques
Teacher training

ISBN

9780761945529

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