Mentoring & Coaching Through Induction

Dr. Trista Hollweck and Andrea Stringer

Trista Hollweck is a pracademic who straddles the worlds of research, policy and practice. She is a former teacher, vice-principal, school district consultant, and now Project Director at Atlantic Rim Collaboratory (ARC), which is a global educational movement that advances equity, broad excellence, inclusion, wellbeing, democracy, sustainability & human rights in high quality, professionally run systems.

Resources mentioned
Hollweck, T. (2019). A Patchwork Quilt: A Qualitative Case Study Examining Mentoring, Coaching, and Teaching Induction in the Western Québec School Board. University of Ottawa,

  1. Hollweck, T. (2019). ‘I Love this Stuff!’: A Canadian Case Study of Mentor-Coach Well-being. International Journal for Mentoring and Coaching in Education (IJMCE), 8(4), 325-344.
  2. Hollweck, T., Reimer, K., & Bouchard, K. (2019). A missing piece: Embedding restorative justice and relational pedagogy into the teacher education classroom. New Teacher Educator, 15(3), 246-267, DOI: 10.1080/1547688X.2019.1626678 Dr Hollweck’s website is

Articles by Andrea Stringer

Additional articles from Dr Trista Hollweck

  • Hollweck, T., Curry, A., Smith, K., Dubeau, M., & T. Kharayati. (2018). Prizes and Imperfections: Examining teacher evaluation within an induction program in Western Quebec. In M. L. Derrington & J. Brandon (Eds.), Differentiated Evaluation and Professional Learning: Policies and Practices that Promote Teacher Growth. New York: New York: Palgrave Publishing.
  • •Hollweck, T. (2017a). Threading the Needle: Examining the Mentoring and Coaching Fellowship of the Western Quebec School Board. In B. Kutsyuruba & K.D. Walker (Eds.), The bliss and blisters of early career teaching: A pan-Canadian perspective (pp. 205-226). Burlington, ON: Word & Deed Publishing.