We will review all applications as we get closer to the semester and send an invitation to participants to attend a mandatory orientation. See Fall 2021 CPTP Calendar of Events for timeline.
CPTP is seeking Mentor Teachers!
Teachers who are actively teaching with a current clear teaching credential for Multiple Subjects, Single Subject in Math or Science, Designated Subjects (CTE) in STEM, or Education Specialist/Special Education; or possess current teaching certificate for Pre-school/Early Childhood
Community College faculty who possess a Master’s degree
Head Start educators who possess a Bachelor’s degree and teaching certificate
Teachers who want to give back and take on leadership roles
Graduates and mentors of Cerritos College Teacher TRAC, TEACH El Camino, and STEM-CTE Teach at Rio Hondo are encouraged to apply
CPTP Mentors Cultivate The Next Generation of Teachers
Be matched with a maximum of two CPTP students
Meet with matched CPTP student(s) to provide one-to-one enhanced advisory mentoring (EAM) that focuses on academic and career development toward the teaching profession
Provide an environment for the CPTP student to visit classroom routines and activities
Receive stipend: $300 per CPTP student per semester of participation* *Your student must complete the requirements of the program to be eligible for the stipend.
CPTP Mentor Training
Receive EAM orientation and training
Participate in asynchronous professional development opportunities
Gain access to the CPTP Teacher Mentoring Network (TMN)—a hub for teacher support, collaboration, and community building