MENTOR PROGRAM: Changes For DMPS Principals

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The Des Moines School Board will consider new leadership development instruction for district principals.

The state requires districts to provide a qualified mentor to school administrators. However, Des Moines leaders say their experience didn’t provide enough applicable training for a large urban school district.

The board will now look at implementing a new model for next year that would provide more instruction for both mentors and new principals.