How to Become a Mentor

To qualify for consideration, mentor candidates must complete the following steps:

  1. Meet all of the following qualifications:
    • Five-year Professional License or two year Provisional License that has been renewed two or more times (NOTE THAT THE INCLUSION OF THE PROVISIONAL LICENSE HOLDERS IS A CHANGE FROM PREVIOUSLY RELEASED INFORMATION)
    • Five years of teaching experience; and
    • Recent classroom experience within the last five years.
  2. Complete district application process.
  3. Be selected by district/school to attend state-sponsored mentor training.
  4. Successfully complete state-sponsored mentor training
  5. Certified Mentor Training Information

After successful completion of state-sponsored mentor training, mentors are matched with Resident Educators (REs) and are expected to provide standards-based mentoring support to REs. For information on specific expectations for mentors, refer to the Mentor Standards for the Ohio Resident Educator Program.

Last Modified: 7/25/2013 10:01:14 AM