New IEA CD-ROM, featured in the August-September 1998 Advocate, provides information and resources for all members. Each IEA member received the CD-ROM last fall.
IEA First-Year Teacher's Packet: 18 Fact Sheets on a wide range of topics, such as "Creating A Professional Image," "Managing Your Money," and "Report Child Abuse." For this and other materials, contact the IEA Student Program. Phone: 800/252-8076, ext. 260.
IEA Mentoring Program booklets: One each for certified staff and ESPs. Available from IEA regional offices.
NEA Professional Library: 60-page catalog-books, videos, and pamphlets for new and veteran teachers.
New: CD-ROM titled "All About Kids", help for New NEA Members in the Classroom." Phone 800/229-4200.
A collaborative University & multiple school districts "Beginning Teacher Program," contact Dr. Karen Peterson, Governors State University. Phone: 708/534/4377.
The Mentoring Leadership and Resource Network, a teacher-led affiliate of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Web: www.mentors.net (No link 'cause you're already there!)
Teacher mentoring/staff development consultant, Barry Sweeny. Expert advice and assistance. Web: www.teachermentors.com