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The Mentor Minute 2021-2022

The Mentor Minute 2020-2021

Who is your marigold?

Photo of marigold

"Who is your marigold?" is a project we are focusing on this year to remind our beginning teachers to find support as they embark on the journey of teaching.

Read more about teachers and marigolds>>

Mentor Newsletter 2019 - 2020

New Teacher Induction: Save the Date 

Our Bitmoji - 2020-2021

Spring 2020 Beginning Teacher Mentor group


Beginning Teacher Mentors celebrating World Kindness Day wearing their cardigans. 

Fall 2019-2020 Mentors

The TUSD Teacher Mentors celebrating TUSD

TUSD Superintendent Dr. Trujillo and the Beginning Teacher Mentors

The Tucson Unified Beginning Teacher Mentors

Induction/Mentoring Program

About Us

The Tucson Unified School District Induction/Mentoring Program is a formal program for beginning teachers to advance instructional practices and improve student achievement by providing tailored support through individualized mentoring and professional development.

The Tucson Unified School District Induction/Mentoring Program is designed to inspire, support, and challenge beginning teachers to:

  • accelerate their professional growth;
  • increase student learning and achievement;
  • advocate for equity for all students;
  • become reflective practitioners;
  • become a teacher leader who values collaboration and life-long learning.

Why pick TUSD as a beginning teacher?

We are the only school district in Arizona that provides a dedicated full-time mentor for every first and second-year certified teacher.

Professional Development

Monthly Newsletter Archive 2019-2020

Welcome to Tucson Unified School District!

Video Resources

Monthly Newsletter Archive 2018 - 2019



What's Your Why?

What's Your Why?

When you know why you do what you do, even the toughest days become easier.

Beginning Teachers share their whys...

Teacher Mentors share their whys...

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