February 21, 2018
ASMP Noted in Education Northwest Blog
Another testimony as to the effectiveness of ASMP mentoring in Alaska: How a Teacher Mentoring Project in Alaska Gets Results by Phyllis Ault.
i3UGO Research Results: Mentoring Matters
Findings from a five-year study of the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project returned with promising results. The takeaway is that mentoring makes a difference. Read the summary of results (PDF). For the full report, please contact us to fill out a brief form, and we will send it to you.
Districts Begin Partnership with ASMP
ASMP would like to acknowledge the districts that recognize the importance of our services. These districts feel mentoring is so essential, they have decided to partner with us and contribute funding toward mentors for their districts. Thank you to these districts: Chugach, Iditarod, Kake, Lake & Penninsula, Lower Kuskokwim, Nome, North Slope Borough, and Yukon-Koyukuk. Thank you for investing in education.
ASMP Staff attended the New Teacher Center Symposium
ASMP Project Manager Jan Littlebear, and K-12 Outreach Director Glenda Findlay, attended the National Professional Learning Network hosted by New Teacher Center, in California. This event was also attended by the Alaska Director of Educator and School Excellence, Bob Williams.
ASMP team Jan Littlebear (Program Manager until 2019), Glenda Findlay (K-12 Outreach Director), Ellen Moir (founder and CEO of NTC) and Bob Williams (AK Commissioner of DEED until 2018), at the NTC Symposium.
More ASMP In the News
Veteran teachers fly across Alaska to mentor those new to the job — Alaska Daily News (if you don't have access to ADN, article is here).
Teachers get lessons from the experts — HomerNews.com (this article may have expired)
Supporting Teachers: Mentors on Mentors — from Edutopia.org