Component D : My Teaching Partner
CARES Plus began offering an additional Component option starting in the 2012-2013 program year for returning participants only. This option is called Component D - My Teaching Partner (offered through Teachstone). My Teaching Partner is a supportive, year-long, one-on-one coaching program utilizing the CLASS Observation that is focused on helping teachers interact more effectively with children. MTP coaches will work closely with teachers to explore the teachers' interactions with children using video from their classrooms.
- Teachers will engage in ongoing, two-week coaching cycles throughout the program year. Teachers will spend approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hours during each two-week cycle on MTP-related activities.
- Participants will be randomly selected.Component D is offered for Returning CARES Plus Participants only.
- Stipend Amount - Upon Completion of Component D $1,500 + May take a maximum of 6 units of Community College units for Max Stipend of $2,500 or 6 units of four-year College units for Max Stipend of $3,000.