History of Induction and Mentoring

The following is a timeline of induction and mentoring in Illinois as compiled by the Illinois New Teacher Collaborative and its partners.


In 1986, the Illinois State Board of Education commissions a state survey on the status of induction in the State of Illinois.

In 1986, Eastern Illinois University completes the the Illinois State Board of Education sponsored report Data Collection for Survey of States Identifying Components of Model Initial Year of Teaching Programs.


In 1987, the Illinois State Board of Education holds induction and mentoring conference at the University of Illinois, Chicago; publishes report, The First Years of Teaching: Background Papers and a Proposal.


In 1989 the North Central Regional Educational Laboratory, College of Education, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, releases "Teacher Induction: An Annotated Bibliography, 1985-89."