ERIC Number: ED358283
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Mentor's Guide to Improved Equity in Decision Making: Roles, Methods, and Influences. Equity Report 109.
This guide is designed for use in establishing, implementing, and evaluating a program in which adults from the community serve as mentors for high school students to accomplish the following goals: improve student career understanding and literacy, show students real relationships between learning and earning a living, show students the need to be skillful problem solvers, acquaint students with career opportunities in a broadening context, and help students make informed curricular and career choices. Discussed in the first three sections are the case for mentoring, the effectiveness of mentoring in helping students develop decision-making skills, and steps in establishing a school mentoring program. The fourth section includes the following tools for program operators: mentor materials, a letter to community leaders, suggested activities for mentors, a mentor code of conduct, a mentor application form, a mentor profile, a mentor's directory, student materials, a student profile, student guidelines, a student contract, a letter to parents, a parental permission form, and a field trip permission form. Student and student evaluation program forms are provided. Five references and four resources conclude the guide. (MN)
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Decision Making, Employment Opportunities, Guidelines, High School Students, High Schools, Mentors, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Records (Forms), Resource Materials, Sex Fairness
Publications, Center on Education and Training for Employment, 1900 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210-1090 (order no. E201: $3; 5% discount on $100-200; 10% on $201-400; 15% on $401-600; 20% on $601 or more. Add 10% shipping and handling, $3 minimum).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: North Texas Univ., Denton.; Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Authoring Institution: Career, Education, and Training Associates, Inc., Columbus, OH.
Note: For related documents, see CE 063 798-806.