Department of Teacher Education
2000 Clayton State Boulevard
Morrow, GA 30260-0285
Office: Arts & Sciences Building, G-205
Phone: (678) 466-4825
Fax: (678) 466-4899
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The Conceptual Framework of the Department of Teacher Education at Clayton State University states that our candidates will be reflective, competent, caring, collaborative, and culturally responsive teachers. Our mentor teachers embody the five elements of the Conceptual Framework and help our students form their practice. The mentor's role can be both fun and difficult, but is always rewarding. As a mentor your role is that of a coach or senior colleague; you help candidates hone their skills so they can be the best first year teachers in the state of Georgia.
The following are some guidelines to help in the mentoring process:
When there is a persistent concern about a student teacher, it is important to maintain records that describe and document the behavior when it occurs.
The Following Behaviors should be documented on the Dispositions Form:
You will have to fill out some forms on the student teacher for the Department of Teacher Education. Forms are due at the end of the month:
Dr. Rosetta Riddle, Coordinator for Educational Field Experiences, firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Dennis Attick, Interim Chair Department of Teacher Education, email@example.com