Mentors are selected based on the needs of the program as determined by the Mentor Policy Board for any given calendar year. Interested applicants may apply as per the posting notice from the district.


    Applicants must provide confidential written references from a minimum of one principal and one peer.  References need to be sent directly to Human Resources, 1500 Colvin Boulevard, Buffalo, New York 14223.


    Applicants will also provide documentation which will address their specific skills and qualifications.


    The Mentor Policy Board will make every attempt to interview each qualified applicant for the position.


    An application will remain active for three years.




    The Mentor team presents a staff development workshop for teachers who are interested in applying for the position of mentor, and administrators who are required to have taken the workshop to familiarize themselves with the mentor program.  Organization of the workshop has been framed along the lines of the following information:


    • The history of the mentor program.  Why a mentor program anyway?
    • Soliciting questions about the program from participants
    • What mentors do
    • Contract language: the union perspective
    • Contract language: the mentor perspective
    • Contract language: the new teacher perspective. Phase I and Phase II
    • The Policy Review Board: makeup and function
    • The assessment
    • Testimonials from former participants in the program





    Interested applicants must:

    • possess valid New York State Teacher certification
    • have a minimum of five years successful teaching experience in Kenmore Town of Tonawanda UFSD
    • complete the mentor course
Last Modified on February 15, 2019