ERIC Number: EJ1132533
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Sustaining Professional and Organizational Growth of the ACTER through the Value of Mentorship
Gordon, Howard R. D.
Career and Technical Education Research, v41 n1 p3-11 Apr 2016
The author examines selected aspects of mentorship and its value to the Association for Career and Technical Education Research (ACTER). He describes the Collaborative Mentoring Theory and the key elements of Daloz's Mentoring Model. Highlights of types of mentoring and suggested characteristics of Generation Xers and Millennials are reported. He argues that a collaborative mentorship framework for prospective ACTER leaders would be a welcome change for professional development and growth of the organization. Benefits of mentoring and recommended suggestions for sustaining the ACTER are identified.
Descriptors: Organizational Development, Professional Development, Sustainability, Mentors, Vocational Education, Generational Differences, Professional Associations, Educational Researchers, Training Methods, Models
Association for Career and Technical Education Research. Web site: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~laanan/actermain/publications.shtml
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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