First Advisor

Simms, Maureen


College for Professional Studies

Degree Name

Master of Education


School of Education and Counseling

Document Type

Thesis - Open Access



Number of Pages

115 pages


Effective Mentoring Programs: A Guide to Developing Successful Programs The following research project addressed the current state of the educational community and focused on mentor programs and how they can help reduce attrition and provide adequate support for beginning teachers. The research addressed the challenges first year teachers face; the author discussed mentor programs as an ideal support mechanism for beginning teachers. The author used a guidebook format to summarize research and present a resource that can be used to develop and implement new mentor programs. The guidebook did not encompass all methods to developing a mentor program, however, it included the main components needed to develop a purposeful program.

Date of Award

Fall 2007

Location (Creation)

Denver, Colorado

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