Mentoring - KCCTE

KCCTE Statewide Mentoring Network

The KCCTE provides a mentoring program at no cost to new Career and Technical Education (CTE) teachers. This program matches CTE teachers within their first two years of teaching with experienced CTE teachers in the same content area, providing additional content support to the new CTE teacher which may not be available within their district.

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The KCCTE mentoring program specifically provides:

  • networking opportunities at no cost to Kansas CTE teachers, offering them support as they transition into their role as a classroom teacher.
    • one-on-one instruction individualized to each teacher’s needs
    • group instruction in an online network
  • confidential feedback for the mentee to achieve continuous improvement in classroom and laboratory instruction.
  • content specific learning opportunities within each content area.

KSDE Mentoring Requirements


The KCCTE Mentoring Program has been approved by KSDE to be a third party mentor for Kansas CTE teachers. This program provides and coordinates mentoring support for new and developing CTE teachers, meeting the mentor support regulations for initial teacher licensure.

KCCTE Mentoring Program Partnerships


KCCTE has partnered with Greenbush Education Service Center, KS, Fort Hays State University, and Kansas State University to provide a CTE mentoring experience which allows both the mentor and the mentee to develop professionally.

KCCTE Mentoring Network

KSDE Mentoring Requirements

Approved as a third-party mentor, meeting the mentor support regulation for teacher licensure renewal.

Instructor Support

Provide instructional support to the CTE instructor as they transition into their professional role. Mentoring is provided upon request and delivered in a flexible model based upon each instructor’s needs.

Continuous Improvement

Provide a non-threatening setting for the CTE teacher, which provides feedback and support for continuous improvement.



Provide classroom and laboratory resources to enrich the CTE instructor’s classroom content.

Supportive Network

Provide a supportive network, allowing the opportunity to share ideas and resources with other teachers.

No Cost Skill Development

Provide individualized support from experienced teachers at no cost.

Our Mentor Team is currently complete.

If you are an experienced Kansas CTE teacher, and would like to share your expertise with others in your content area, please add your name to our wait list.


Mentor Wait List

mentoring deadline closed

Are You New to the CTE Classroom?

If you are a new CTE teacher and interested in learning more about the KCCTE Mentoring Program, please add your name to the list to receive more information.