Dec 10, 2023  
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog 
2023-2024 Graduate Catalog

EDUC 5900 Mentoring II For Alternate Route Teachers

This one credit graduate course is required for all William Paterson University Elementary and Secondary Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) alternate route teachers. The state of New Jersey requires that alternate route teachers complete a two-year program of study. For William Paterson MAT candidates, this includes one academic year of mentoring as Teacher of Record following degree completion.  Mentoring provided to the novice teacher as part of the alternate route MAT program is meant to complement mentoring required of all new teachers in New Jersey and provided by the novice teacher’s school district. Mentors use a reflective practitioner model to assist novice teachers in improving teaching, learning and assessment strategies and classroom management

  Prerequisite(s): Completion of the 30-33 credits of coursework for the MAT degree and continuation as full-time Teacher of Record in area of certification AND EDUC 5800  
Credits: 1.0