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Towson Uteach

Information for Mentor Teachers

Expectations of the Mentor Teacher

Before classroom visits by Towson UTeach students:
  • The mentor teacher and university instructor meet before the semester starts to discuss the placement.
  • The mentor teacher and university instructor work together to determine teaching content and preliminary schedules of the Towson UTeach students.
  • The mentor teacher is expected to meet (in person or via phone) at least once with the Towson UTeach students to discuss and schedule their three teaching experiences.
  • The mentor teacher is willing to communicate with pre-teachers and the university instructor via e-mail.
During classroom visits by Towson UTeach students:
  • The mentor teacher is expected to be present in the classroom at all times. Pre-service teachers cannot be left alone with a substitute or other intern.
  • The mentor teacher assumes primary responsibility for classroom management while pre-teachers deliver their lesson.
After classroom visits by Towson UTeach students:
  • The mentor teacher completes a short Teacher Feedback Form for each lesson and provides a copy to the Towson UTeach students at the conclusion of each of the three lessons.
Throughout the semester:
  • The mentor teacher uses e-mail to communicate with the Towson UTeach pre-teachers and the University Instructor.

 

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Phone: 410-704-5248
E-mail: UTeach@towson.edu


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