Mentor Teacher Information


Mentor Teacher Workshops

For teachers who are interested in becoming mentor teachers for Bowie State teacher candidates, the PDS program offers several workshops. Below are descriptions of each workshop. 

Teach, Coach, Reflect

Teacher Mentor

In this four part workshop, teachers: 

  • discuss theory, research, and best practices related to the supervision of teacher interns.
  • engage in field-based activities with their university interns in order to reflect on these strategies and evaluate these mentoring strategies.
  • discuss co-teaching strategies to use with their interns. 

Advanced Teach, Coach, Reflect

In this four part workshop, teachers: 

  • discuss the conceptual framework for BSU
  • set goals to strengthen skills as mentors
  • network with fellow educators to share best practices in order to enhance intern achievement
  • be introduced to action research and its impact on improving teaching and learning
  • conduct their own classroom based action research 

Other Resources

Maryland State Department of Education

National Association for Professional Development Schools