After funding cuts, SLC schools hope to keep teacher mentoring
First Published Mar 20 2017 07:24AM
Last Updated Mar 20 2017 11:05 am
(Al Hartmann | The Salt Lake Tribune)
Logan Hall, left, Salt Lake School Distirct Peer Assistance Review supervisor, meets with one of the program's mentor teachers Pat Draper at Bachman Elementary in Salt Lake City. The teacher mentoring program has boosted staff retention rates but recently lost its state funding. The district plans to continue the program internally. Draper, a teacher with 40 years of experience mentors Daniel Mills as he teaches his fourth grade class.
Despite success in lowering teacher turnover, funds for the pilot program have been cut by state lawmakers.
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