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NEA-NM Mentoring Program

The NEA-NM Mentoring Program supports the development of member leaders while also aiming to retain our early career educators by building their instructional effectiveness.
NEA NM Mentoring Program

2024-2025 Mentor Application Now Open!

Application Due April 12, 2024 DEADLINE EXTENDED to May 10, 2024

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About the Mentoring Program

By providing mentorship, NEA-NM and the Center for Community Schools work to ensure early career educators are prepared to design inclusive spaces for all learners by employing anti-racist, community-based, identity-affirming, and culturally and linguistically responsive practices in their classrooms.

This mentorship program provides meaningful opportunities for personal and professional connections between mentees and mentors, assuaging early career educators' feelings of being “unprepared” for the complex work of teaching in diverse learning communities across our state. Mentor support is aimed to be timely, relevant, and flexible.

Mentors and mentees connect for 2-5 hours monthly throughout the school year. Meetings are scheduled and designed to meet the needs of mentees. Mentors participate in a robust training program and engage in professional learning opportunities alongside their mentees. Both mentors and mentees receive stipends to support the time spent engaging in the work outside the school day. 

If you have any questions or want to speak to someone about program details, please email us.

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About the Virtual Mentoring POD

In the exciting yet challenging world of navigating education as an Alternative Licensure Program participant, NEA-NM's Virtual Mentoring POD offers support. This program connects you with a small, supportive group of educators (3-5 members) led by an experienced NEA-NM mentor. They'll provide guidance, share expertise, and create a safe space to ask questions and celebrate successes. Plus, you'll benefit from the flexibility of online meetings and build connections with a network of passionate educators who understand your unique needs. Join and gain the skills, perspectives, and confidence to thrive! 

Learn more about the program here

If you have any questions or want to speak to someone about program details, please email us.

2024-2025 Virtual Mentoring POD Registration Now Open!

Registration Due July 19, 2024

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2023-2024 Cohort 

Introducing our 2023-2024 Mentors

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