Summary of Expectations for Mentors

Year 1 - At each Center during the first year two teachers will join the project.
  • Mentoring lead teacher for an eight-week summer research appointment.
  • Working with the lead teachers to plan a year-2 three-week local institute for the assoicate teachers.
  • Working with the lead teachers to recruit year-2 teachers.
  • Providing information for program evaluation (selected Centers).
Year 2 - During the second year on average 10 new teachers will join each group bringing the total to 12 at each Center.
  • Working with the lead teachers to offer the year-2 institute.
  • Planning with the teachers how they will continue the collaboration for at least one week total time during the year. For example, this could mean regular network meetings during the school year or it might mean getting together each summer for one week.
  • Providing information for program evaluation.
Years 3+ - Beyond the second year include:
  • Sharing responsibilities for organizing five days of QuarkNet collaboration meetings (These could range from a one-week workshop to academic-year, evening meetings.).
  • Attending QuarkNet collaboration meetings.
  • Providing information for program evaluation.