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Information for Mentors

The chief role of a mentor is offering support and practical advice to beginning teachers based on observation and discussion of the beginning teacher’s professional experiences.

Contact Information

Physical Address:
Lincoln Complex 912 Oak St SE, Building M Albuquerque, NM 87106 Map

Phone: (505) 253-0335
Fax: (505) 883-2773

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Frequently Asked Questions

What's my commitment as a mentor? One full year of mentorship to a beginning teacher. Mentors and first year teachers are able to schedule their time together as they are able or as needed; however, the program requires a minimum of two contacts per week.

How do I get paired with a beginning teacher? First year teachers are paired with mentors based on common certification areas.

How do I sign up to be a mentor?  Visit the Apply to be a  Mentor section to complete the forms and process.

What resources does the Mentor Program provide to me? Mentors are provided with training, monthly Professional Development with lead mentors and support from the program office. 

Mentor Benefits

  • Mentors will remain in full or part-time positions as classroom teachers.
  • Mentors will be assigned first year teachers at their school site.
  • Salary differentials of $2000 per year are included in the Negotiated Agreement.
  • Mentors receive monthly professional development.
  • Professional leave time.

Apply to Be a Mentor

Mentor Requirements

Mentor/Beginning Teacher Agreement

Calendars and Timelines

Monthly Mentoring Questions

Beginning Teacher Documentation

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