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2015 INTC Conference Archive

10th Annual INTC Induction and Mentoring Conference

"The Heart of Teaching"
February 24-25, 2015 
Hilton Springfield

Targeted attendees are induction and mentoring program coordinators, mentors, administrators, higher education faculty, professional development providers, and other stakeholders.  District teams or single representatives are welcome as well as those from other states.

Nearly 200 educators and policymakers from diverse contexts (urban, suburban, and rural) and all parts of the state registered for the event.

More information about the 2015 conference is available here.

Archive of Conference Materials and Presentations

Conference Booklet including:
Activity Description
Conference PowerPoint
This was the PowerPoint used during the conference.
Team Work Sessions Conference participants worked together in their induction program teams. Three separate sessions occurred during the Conference. Reference the work session documents for use in guiding future formative assessment work.
Critical Issues Breakout Sessions Conference participants had five sessions over two days they could attend based on interest.
Illinois Induction Program Continuum
A continuum of induction program developmental stages toward meeting and exceeding the Illinois Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Beginning Teacher Induction Programs.
Illinois Induction Program Standards
The Illinois Standards of Quality and Effectiveness for Beginning Teacher Induction Programs establish a clear framework to assist in the development of research-based induction programs that meet local needs and are responsive to local contexts.
Illinois Induction Start Up Guide
This guide is intended to help new induction and mentoring programs get started—whether the program is being run by a school district, a Regional Office of Education, a university, or another service provider.

Special Thanks to Conference Sponsors
The Illinois New Teacher Collaborative would like to thank the College of Education at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the State Farm Companies Foundation. Their support was key in making the conference a reality.