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Supporting Beginning Teachers Workshop

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Supporting Beginning Teachers Workshop

San Diego, California | October 16–17, 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, Kristin Poage 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 in 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: WSL149

  • 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.


Hilton Garden Inn Bayside
San Diego

2137 Pacific Highway San Diego, CA

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

Hilton Garden Inn Bayside San Diego
2137 Pacific Highway
San Diego, CA 92101

Discounted Rate: $185 per night
Deadline: September 23, 2019, or until group rate is sold out

Parking Information: $42 Overnight Valet, $13/Day rate for MR Attendees

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:

7:30–8:00 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00–8:15 a.m.Welcome, Introductions, Establishing Routines and Procedures
8:15–9:45 a.m.Research and Background
9:45–10:00 a.m.BREAK
10:00–11:00 a.m.Designing an Effective Mentoring Program
11:00 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:

7:30–8:00 a.m.Registration & Continental Breakfast
8:00–9:00 a.m.Welcome Back, Review of Day One
9:00–9:45 a.m.Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers
9:45–10:00 a.m.BREAK
10:00–11:30 a.m.Instructional Support for Beginning Teachers, Continued
11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.LUNCH (on your own)
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