This page contains information regarding all the initiatives encompassed with the New and Beginning Teacher Program. The Center for Professional Personnel Development strives to meet the needs of young teachers to equip them with the knowledge, skills, and dispositions for a successful career in agricultural education. The New & Beginning program is for agriculture teachers in their first three years of service in Pennsylvania. The program is comprised of both in person and virtual events that assist new teachers in developing skills and competencies in a supportive, professional learning community.

Important Dates

August 2 & 3, 2021- Kick Off Symposium, Harrisburg
September 9, 2021- Webinar, emailed link
October 15 & 16, 2021- Fall Retreat, State College
November 11, 2021- Webinar, emailed link
December 9, 2021- Webinar, emailed link
January 21 & 22, 2022- Winter Retreat, State College
February 10, 2022- Webinar, emailed link
March 10, 2022- Spring Retreat, State College
May 12, 2022- Webinar, emailed link

All webinars are from 3:30-4:30 PM

Mentoring Program

The central location for finding the requirements and expectations of mentors and mentees. In this location, you will also be able to access digital files of consent forms and checklists.