MENTOR PROGRAM: Changes For DMPS Principals

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

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.