Please watch the video on one teacher mentor program and then respond to the following prompts:
1. Why do you think teacher mentor programs are effective at helping retain new teachers?
2. What are some reasons you think the mentor program in the video is effective? What elements make it effective?
3. What are some other elements that were not mentioned but that you think might make a mentor program effective? What kinds of things do you think would be helpful to you as a future mentee?
4.Please reflect on your past experiences with teachers and write a few sentences about those experiences. Did you have a teacher champion you? Did any teachers push you and make a difference in your educational journey? Then think about and write a few sentences on why you want to be a teacher.