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Supporting Beginning Teachers Workshop

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Supporting Beginning Teachers Workshop

Centennial, Colorado | April 8–9, 2019

Effectively supporting beginning teachers is crucial for both retention and developing expertise in relation to student achievement. During this two-day interactive retreat and workshop, Dr. Tina H. Boogren will guide leaders, coaches, and mentors in specific ways to support beginning teachers. Explore and discuss specific strategies for implementing research-based mentoring traits into your own district, school, or practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the foundational research and theory on supporting beginning teachers.
  • Explore how to identify effective mentors, and gain an understanding of how to establish a solid foundation for mentoring relationships.
  • Acquire specific strategies to provide essential physical, emotional, and institutional support for beginning teachers.
  • Frame essential instructional support strategies within a common language of instruction, including how to engage in goal setting, focused practice, focused feedback, observations and discussions of teaching, in order to immediately and continually improve instructional practices for the beginning teacher.
  • Learn how a mentor can provide specific and timely feedback to relation to the beginning teacher’s developmental stage.

Hear from our attendees

Tina was GREAT, and the content was SUPERB!
— Rachelle Shelton, principal, Stuart Elementary School, Tennessee
The most valuable aspects of this workshop were the networking opportunities with other educators and the reminders of self-care. So much wonderful information that’s easy to apply.
— Jennifer Campbell, teacher, McKenney Intermediate School, California
The presenter and presentation were engaging throughout both days. Learning was enjoyable! Time to meet and talk with others was beneficial.
— Teresa Brown, dean of students, Academy of Advanced and Creative Learning, Colorado

Additional Information

Product Code: WSL134

  • Tina H. Boogren

    Tina H. Boogren, PhD, is a former classroom teacher, English department chair, instructional coach, professional developer, athletic coach, author, and building-level leader.

Presenters are subject to change.


Marzano Research Training Center
12577 E. Caley Ave.
Centennial, CO 80111
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Hotel Accommodations

In order to receive the discounted hotel room rate, please mention Marzano Research. Events reach capacity quickly. Please confirm your registration before making travel plans.

Primary Hotel

Hyatt House Denver Tech Center
9280 E. Costilla Ave.
Englewood, CO 80112

Discounted Rate: $159 per night (single)
$179 per night (double)
Deadline: March 18, 2019

Contact Hyatt House Denver Tech Center at 303.706.1945 if:

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Hotel Parking
Primary Hotel: Hotel parking is complimentary.

Shuttle Service
Provided between the Hyatt House Denver Tech Center and Marzano Research Training Center.

Cancellations and Substitutions

All cancellations and substitutions must be in submitted in writing via fax (812.336.7790) or email

  • Cancellations more than 90 days prior to the event require a $75 processing fee per person.
  • Cancellations between 10 and 90 days prior to the event require half the registration fee.
  • Cancellations less than 10 days prior to the event will receive no refund.

Included with your registration:

Day One:

8:00–8:30 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:15 a.m.Welcome, Introductions, Establishing Routines and Procedures
9:15–10:15 a.m.Research and Background
10:15–10:30 a.m.BREAK
10:30–11:30 a.m.Designing an Effective Mentoring Program
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.LUNCH (provided)
12:30–1:30 p.m.Physical Support for Beginning Teachers
1:30–1:45 p.m.BREAK
1:45–2:45 p.m.Emotional Support for Beginning Teachers
2:45–3:15 p.m.Self-Care Strategies for Emotional Support
3:15–3:30 p.m.Closure/Exit Slips

Day Two:

8:00–8:30 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:30 a.m.Welcome Back, Review of Day One
9:30–10:15 a.m.Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers
10:15–10:30 a.m.BREAK
10:30–11:30 a.m.Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers, Continued
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.LUNCH (provided)
12:30–1:30 p.m.Institutional Support for Beginning Teachers
1:30–1:45 p.m.BREAK
1:45–3:00 p.m.Putting It All Together, Structured Networking Time
3:00–3:30 p.m.Questions, Evaluations, Closure