CREC: Capitol Region Education Council Public Catalog 
Class Details
Activity Name
TEAM Mentor Initial Support Training (2-day training)
Sub Title
Session Type
Multiple Session
Year Code
Max # of Awards
Min # of Awards
Activity Code
913 CREC Resource Group
Subject Area
[School Leadership], [Teacher Training]
Target Audience
[Educators with a provisional CT endorsement]
Class Status
Experience Level
Assessment Area

Other Notes

Things to know -

  • Make sure you have your photo ID when entering CREC facilities.
  • Workshop registration does not include breakfast or lunch. Please feel free to bring your own food and beverage or visit the CREC Central Café (111 Charter Oak Ave.) which offers a variety of breakfast and lunch options with daily specials.
  • Bring a refillable water bottle and/or beverage.
  • Bring a laptop or other electronic device (some workshops require only laptop) for note taking and access to online resources.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the start of the workshop.
  • Sometimes workshop room temperatures can vary so we suggest you dress in layers.
  • Please check the CREC website or your local TV station for any delay/closing information.

If you should require any special accommodations, please contact the professional development team at 860-509-3787 or, a minimum of 10 business days prior to the event.

Directions to CREC Facilities/Parking:

This 2-day training for prospective mentors and cooperating teachers is available for individuals selected by the district ( or volunteered) to serve in one of these roles. Following the two in-person sessions, there will be an additional time for follow up offered either online or in person for more in-depth work on the modules or the process chosen by your districts. The training prepares participants to lead beginning teachers through the TEAM module process and a successful completion of the five mentoring modules. In addition, participants are prepared to support a student teacher while developing effective coaching strategies to assist both beginning and student teachers. Participants must attend all sessions. At the end of the training, participants qualify to work with either a new teacher or a student teacher. Participants must bring their own food/beverage. No cost to attend this event
Participants will become trained mentors who will be able to:•Provide beginning teachers with the support they need to develop as effective educators;•Ease the beginning teacher’s transition into the teaching profession in order to retain effective teachers;•Develop teachers who are reflective practitioners, able to critically assess their practice against CT’s teaching standards, and are committed to continuous professional learning;•Cultivate an understanding of the professional responsibilities of an educator;•Foster collaborative learning communities for all educators; and•Provide excellent teachers the opportunity to develop as educational leaders.
DateStart TimeEnd TimeLocationAddressRoomInstructor
10/13/20208:30AM3:30PMCREC Central111 Charter Oak Avenue Hartford, Connecticut101/102CANDICE PRICE
10/16/20208:30AM3:30PMCREC Central111 Charter Oak Avenue Hartford, Connecticut101/102CANDICE PRICE