So You Want to Be a Mentor?

Grasinger, Mary Frances
March 2007
Principal;Mar/Apr2007, Vol. 86 Issue 4, p64
The article offers some suggestions for principals who have committed to becoming a mentor for a student studying to become a principal. The author suggests setting clear expectations, familiarizing oneself with the student's prior course of study, and encouraging the student to spend time with district personnel. In addition, allow the student to handle some of the manageable tasks, observe teachers and classrooms together, and allow the student to watch you interact with your own support network.


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