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Resources to Share with Teachers

Teachers responsible for reflecting on Paraprofessional practice

Getting Started:

  • Click Start > Start Peer Observation
  • Select the paraprofessional’s name
  • Select “Paraprofessional Peer Teacher Reflection - Observation”



Getting Started:

  • Click Start > Observe
  • Select your name
  • Select “Paraprofessional Self-Reflection - Observation”


Sample Email to Share with Teachers

Sample Email:

Hi Teachers!

Our new platform for coaching and evaluations, Whetstone, is set up and ready to use.

Here are directions on how to log in:

    1. Navigate to
    2. Select Newark Board of Education from the dropdown.
    3. Click “Login with Google” and enter your credentials. Or, click “create a password” to set a new password for Whetstone.
    4. Bookmark Whetstone.
    5. You’ll be prompted to start the in-platform training!

If you have any trouble logging in, or questions about the training, please email or click on the "Support and Feedback" button in the lower right corner. I’m also linking a Guide to Grow’s In-Platform Training, which may help as you get started.