Mentoring: Secondary level

Strategies

START EARLY: Waiting til they are Seniors may be too late.

  • Use every opportunity to share your profession
    • Tell them how much you love your job
    • Ask them “Have you thought about teaching?”
    • Explain the steps to becoming a teacher
  • Promote “Career Pathway” programs in your high school
    • Invite “Career Pathways” counselor to your classes
    • Tell your students about immersion school teaching opportunities
  • Give them role models
    • Ask for testimonials from former students who are French teachers
    • Accept a student teacher
  • Offer AATF Chapter outreach
    • Offer recruiting workshops, webinars, podcasts for students
    • Invite French majors and French education students to programs
    • Contact post-secondary French and Education professors regularly
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