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Mentor Training

Individuals who have completed the mentor application process will be required to attend an initial face-to-face training on the TSBVI campus in Austin, typically during the first week of December. Find more information about the training here.

Individuals who have completed the mentor application process will be required to attend an initial face-to-face training on the TSBVI campus in Austin, typically during the first week of December. This training lasts for one and a half days, and covers such topics as common problems of novice teachers, mentor/protégé communication, record keeping for mentors, and promising practice standards for TVIs and COMS.

Stages in the Mentor-Protégé Relationship

Mentoring a first-year TVI or COMS is both a rewarding and challenging role. Mentor Coordinator, Chrissy Cowan and former TSBVI Outreach Director, Cyral Miller, provide valuable insight into the mentor-protégé relationship and offer practical tips on professional communication.

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