Date of this Version
Journal o/Women in Educational Leadership, Vol. 3, No.2-March 2005 ISSN: 1541-6224
This review of the literature focuses first on the common reasons for the need for mentoring (professional development, changing roles, principal shortage, under representation of women, and barriers) and continues with a definition and description of mentoring. Finally, the current status of mentoring is summarized followed by a discussion of the implications for research.