2013 FYT Syrvey (Mentor)
 
 Survey Title:2013 Mentor Survey (Mississippi Beginner Teacher Support Program)
 
 Survey Properties:
 
 Total Respondents:328
 Responses By Question Analysis:
 

 
 
 1.  Years of experience as classroom teacher, excluding the current academic year:
Response TotalResponse Percent
0-2 105%
3-5 2614%
6-10 5830%
11-19 5730%
20+ 4021%
Total Respondents191
(skipped this question) 137
 2.  Select the mentor training you received:
Response TotalResponse Percent
Mississippi Department of Education 158%
New Teacher Center (Santa Cruz) 00%
District 10454%
Other 2111%
None 5127%
Total Respondents191
(skipped this question) 137
 3.  My responsibilities were clearly communicated.
  Response Total Response Percent Points Avg
5 Response equal to 43 80 43% n/a n/a
4 Response equal to 35 66 35% n/a n/a
3 Response equal to 12 23 12% n/a n/a
2 Response equal to 6 12 6% n/a n/a
1 Response equal to 4 7 4% n/a n/a
Total Respondents  188 100%
(skipped this question)  140
 4.  I received adequate training to fulfill the responsibilities of a mentor.
  Response Total Response Percent Points Avg
5 Response equal to 34 64 34% n/a n/a
4 Response equal to 33 62 33% n/a n/a
3 Response equal to 16 30 16% n/a n/a
2 Response equal to 12 22 12% n/a n/a
1 Response equal to 5 10 5% n/a n/a
Total Respondents  188 100%
(skipped this question)  140
 5.  The district established and clearly communicated guidelines about how mentoring time was to be used.
Response TotalResponse Percent
6132%
5931%
3519%
2011%
137%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 6.  The first-year teacher and I were provided adequate opportunities to meet the required number of contact hours.
Response TotalResponse Percent
7339%
6736%
2714%
158%
63%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 7.  My area of certification is the same or related to the first year teacher’s subject that s/he is assigned to teach.
Response TotalResponse Percent
13471%
2915%
126%
53%
84%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 8.  Mentoring time was used effectively to observe the new teacher and provide meaningful feedback.
Response TotalResponse Percent
6937%
5831%
3820%
158%
84%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 9.  Mentoring time was used effectively to collaborate and share instructional strategies.
Response TotalResponse Percent
9048%
6635%
2111%
74%
42%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 10.  Resources to provide effective support for the first-year teacher were available to me.
Response TotalResponse Percent
6535%
6736%
3016%
169%
105%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 11.  My principal was knowledgeable about the scope and guidelines of the mentor program.
Response TotalResponse Percent
8043%
6132%
3116%
84%
84%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 12.  The mentor program provided effective support and resources for the first-year teacher.
Response TotalResponse Percent
7339%
6334%
3318%
126%
74%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 13.  The mentor program is instrumental in retaining new teachers at our school.
Response TotalResponse Percent
7640%
5328%
4222%
116%
63%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 14.  Overall, I believe the mentor program is an effective support system.
Response TotalResponse Percent
8746%
5730%
3116%
84%
53%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140
 15.  I am willing to serve as a mentor to first year teachers as needed.
Response TotalResponse Percent
11461%
5429%
105%
74%
32%
Total Respondents188
(skipped this question) 140