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Document Number: 7507

Mentoring Programs for Special Education Teachers: State Approaches - This brief provides an overview of existing research on teacher mentoring, especially for special educators; discusses best practices in developing and implementing mentoring programs; and describes several state-level special education mentoring programs based on interviews with program staff. Interview findings include implementation history; program features such as, mentoring services, matching mentors and mentees, training and other supports, fiscal and human resources, administration, and evaluation; and outcomes of the various programs. (Eve Muller and Paula Burdette, Project Forum, May 2007)...


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