TMATE. Tarleton State University Principal/Mentor Orientation. T arleton M odel for A ccelerated T eacher E ducation. TMATE is a collaboration between Tarleton State University and the state’s accredited schools.
Tarleton State University
Both Tarleton State University and the school districts devote considerable time and resources to deliver a comprehensive program of professional development to the TMATE intern. Each member of the team must fulfill specific responsibilities.TMATE Partners
Provides continuous training to the intern.
Trains mentor teachers.
Pays the mentor teachers a stipend for their support of the intern.
Ensures that the State Board for Educator Certification Rules are strictly followed.
Maintains open communication between the intern, mentor, school administrator and the program.
Maintains records to ensure that state requirements and program goals are met.
Screen applicants before employment to ensure they meet district standards.
Employ the TMATE interns as teacher of record.
Provide scheduled time for the mentor teachers and the interns to observe each other.
Upon the intern’s successful completion of the internship, credits him/her with a year of teaching experience.TMATE and School Responsibilities
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