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Mentor Application Form

Please read the WELS Mentoring Selection Criteria and then complete the NTI Mentor Application Form so that we can get in touch with you.

If you like, you can also download a hard copy (Word document format) of the criteria and application to fill out and return to us.

Application Requirements

To be considered for a mentor position in the WELS induction process, you must submit a complete application that includes all of the following four items:

1-page cover letter

Professional letter of recommendation from your current or most recent supervisor that speaks to your qualifications for the position: collaboration, communication, and interpersonal skills

Application form (online form can be found below)

Written responses to the following questions:

  • What strengths do you bring to the position? What might you anticipate as your challenges?
  • How might you support a beginning teacher who is struggling with classroom management? How might you approach the teacher? What would you say?
  • How have you addressed student’s diverse academic needs in your classroom? Please provide an example.
  • Tell us about the role of assessment in your teaching practice.  What strategies were implemented in analyzing student data that may benefit a beginning teacher?
  • What would you hope to gain from your experience as a WELS Instructional Mentor?

Submission and Review

Completed application materials can be submitted electronically or in hard-copy (Word document format) to at MLC or Fax: 507.233.9109

Your Information
Professional Information
Retirement Status   If "Retired" or "Inactive," please select and fill out next question.

Areas Taught   Check all that apply.
Reference from a Colleague

MLC 2013
WELS 2012
NTC 2007

Contact Info

NTI Coordinator
(507) 354-8221 x352