What is a PRPIL Mentor?


A PRPIL Mentor is a fellow educator chosen by the participating teacher during the application process. The mentor works in conjunction with the instructional consultant to provide support for the teacher throughout the program. The mentor earns 20 professional development points (PDPs) when the teacher successfully completes the program.


Eligibility requirements


A potential mentor must meet the following minimum requirements:

  • Initial or Professional teaching license in Massachusetts;
  • High-quality standing within the district, including the support of the teacher's principal; and
  • Commitment to fulfilling all Mentor Responsibilities as outlined below.


Mentor responsibilities


All mentors are required to fulfil the following responsibilities while participating in PRPIL:

  • Provide general support to the teacher, including guidance and feedback as needed
  • Participate in all 3-Way meetings
  • Conduct 2 unannounced observations including verbal and written feedback
  • Work with the Instructional Consultant to agree upon formative and summative ratings
  • Sign all required paperwork at the end of the program, assuming all parties agree that the enrolled teacher should be endorsed for Initial licensure

Information for Mentors

Class Measures has partnered with PCG to offer a variety of coursework that can be used toward the PRPIL requirement of 120 hours of training in pedagogy.  Discover more about earning PDPS with PCG


Mentoring in Action creates online courses as “experiences” that engage and offer resources that can be used immediately. They use videos, relevant assignments, and  provide personalized feedback from an experienced online mentor. Earn PDPS with Mentoring In Action


Course Coordinator: Karen.Gannon@comcast.net.