Mentor Program Allotment


Overview of the Mentor Program Allotment



House Bill 3 (HB 3), passed by the 86th Texas Legislature in June of 2019, amended statute that previously existed on new teacher mentoring and created the Mentor Program Allotment (MPA). The following sections of the Texas Education Code (TEC) and Texas Administrative Code (TAC) specifically relate to new teacher mentoring:



Mentor Program Allotment Components

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Cycle 3 District Application

Districts interested in applying for MPA funds for school years 2022-2025.

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Cycle 2 Implementation

Districts implementing mentor programs using MPA funds for the 2021-2022 school year.

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Approved Mentor
Training Programs

Districts may partner with MPA Approved Providers to deliver mentor training.


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Cycle 1 Implementation

Districts that previously implemented mentor programs using MPA funds for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Mentoring Resources for Mentors

Resources that mentors may find helpful in their work with beginning teachers.

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Mentoring Resources for Districts

Resources that districts may use in their beginning teacher induction and mentoring programs.






Important Dates

Cycle 3 District Application

Date(s) Event(s)
January 10, 2022 MPA district application window opens
January 24, 2022 Deadline to submit written questions to by 11:59 p.m. (CST)
February 2, 2022 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) responses posted to MPA website
February 18, 2022 MPA district applications due by 5:00 p.m. (CST)
March 2022 TEA notifies districts of MPA application approval
Spring 2022 Cycle 3 launch and planning
Summer 2022 Cycle 3 implementation begins




Email Updates

Sign up to receive Mentor Program Allotment updates on application materials, district and approved provider-specific information, mentoring resources, and more. 

Contact Information

Allison Friedlander 
Director of Teacher Leadership 

Ruth Ye
Teacher Mentorship & Leadership Specialist 

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