ERIC Number: ED468829
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2002-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Mentoring by Modem. Connect for Kids: Guidance for Grown-Ups.
This article describes the use of an eMentoring program by the Orphan Foundation of America, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping young people move out of foster care and into adult life. The eMentoring program, which allows youth and their mentors to communicate via e-mail, helps foster youth prepare for work life by matching them with mentors based on their professional interests. The article includes highlights of the eMentoring process and a discussion of the benefits and risks of mentoring through e-mail. (GCP)
For full text: http://www.connectforkids.org/.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Benton Foundation, Washington, DC.