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 2 District Application Information

For districts interested in applying for MPA funding 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 implementing 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

MPA Cycle 2 District Application

November 2, 2020

MPA District application window opens
November 18, 2020

Deadline to submit written questions to by 11:59 p.m. (CST)

December 2, 2020

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) responses posted to the MPA website

December 18, 2020

MPA District applications due by 5:00 p.m. (CST)

February 2021

TEA notifies districts of MPA application approval

September 2021

MPA funding begins flowing to districts for the 2021-22 school year

SY 2021-22

Districts implement mentor programs during the 2021-22 school year

Summer 2022

Deadline for districts to submit end-of-year compliance report

September 2022

Funding is reconciled during September settle-up
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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