During this workshop participants will:
•Network with colleagues from other universities to share perspectives and
successful practices in a collegial and collaborative setting
•Identify the responsibilities of an effective teacher-mentor
•Discuss the interconnected roles of the intern, supervisor, and cooperating
•Discuss the value of using the coteaching model for both teachers and
•Practice using observation and feedback techniques that improve instruction and
•Hear the experiences of former student interns, teachers and principals
Ann Weber, co-author of Supervising Student
Teachers the Professional Way, has been a teacher educator for over twenty-seven
years. At Illinois State
University, she supervised and taught hundreds of teacher candidates, as well as
designed and taught a successful online course specifically for cooperating and
clinical classroom teachers. Her extensive supervisory work with cooperating
teachers has led to her commitment to their professional development and a deep
respect for the valuable role they play in the development of future teachers.
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Presenters: University Faculty and Administrators, Cooperating Teachers,
Recently Graduated Interns
Find out what research of cooperating teachers and interns says is most and
least important throughout their student teaching experience.
Learn how to match the developmental level and learning style of your intern to
your mentoring style to maximize student learning.
the Field: Panel Discussion
Pose questions to and get tips from Ann Weber, experienced cooperating teachers,
recently graduated interns, supervisors and principals.
Analyze a video taped lesson and practice providing specific feedback that
encourages self-reflection and growth in skill development.
Dancing with the Stars
Learn the benefits to students and teachers of using the co-teaching model
throughout the student teaching experience.
What Would You Do?
Role play solutions to real situations and share ideas that best meet the needs
of all stakeholders.
Professional Development Hours
Six professional development hours will be awarded to
A continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Preregistration is required by June 15, 2013.
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copy of the Institute's brochure that includes a registration form to mail/fax.
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