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Dolberry, Maurice – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2020
Mentorship, and the notion of who is a mentor, both hold a revered place for boys and young men of color (BYMOC). Mentoring programs must help mentees build intellectual confidence, academic self-esteem, and an overall belief that they are capable of overcoming the systemic barriers to their success in school. MENTOR: The National Mentoring…
Descriptors: Mentors, Males, Minority Group Students, Career Readiness
Kupersmidt, Janis; Stelter, Rebecca; Garringer, Michael; Bourgoin, Jennifer – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2018
MENTOR's newest resource takes the cornerstone best-practice guide for mentoring, the "Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™," and offers research-backed and practice-based tips specifically for STEM mentoring programs. "The STEM Supplement to the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™" provides additional…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Mentors, Program Design, Best Practices
Garringer, Michael; Benning, Chelsea – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2018
With the release of this comprehensive new report, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has provided the mentoring field with important new data about the scope of mentoring in the United States. This report advances what is understood about mentoring in several important ways. First, it moves beyond a simple head count to explore Americans'…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Mentors, Adults, Youth
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2017
For more than 25 years, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership has provided the youth mentoring field with a set of researched-informed and practitioner-approved practices for creating and sustaining positive and impactful mentoring relationships and strong program services. The fourth edition of "The Elements of Effective Practice for…
Descriptors: Mentors, Guides, Males, Minority Groups
Horgan, Dan – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2017
Mentors can play an important role supporting youth as they make critical academic and career decisions during the transition to adulthood. For young people and their families, preparing for postsecondary opportunities can be an overwhelming, confusing, and stressful process. Having a mentor to help guide the process is beneficial for both young…
Descriptors: Success, Mentors, Minority Group Students, Career Readiness
Garringer, Michael; McQuillin, Sam; McDaniel, Heather – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2017
In 2016, MENTOR and its affiliates led the largest data collection effort in almost 20 years to examine the prevalence and practices of youth mentoring programs across America. The effort had had three major goals: (1) Better understand the structure, services, and challenges of mentoring programs so that MENTOR and its affiliates could provide…
Descriptors: Mentors, Youth Programs, National Surveys, Data Collection
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2016
AT&T's Aspire Program focuses not only on significant philanthropic support, but also on the time, talents, and passion of many of their employees nationwide, who have teamed up with nonprofits to help create and implement meaningful programs for school and career success, particularly for students at risk of not graduating high school. This…
Descriptors: Mentors, At Risk Students, Employees, Graduation Rate
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
For an increasing number of American youth, entering the work force is far more challenging that they might expect. A variety of sectors report not being able to fill available jobs due to applicants having insufficient skills. This growing misalignment between the demand and supply for skills means that young people will continue to be…
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Youth, Mentors, Career Development
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
Youth violence remains a critical challenge facing many American communities. In 2010, an average of 13 young people aged 10-24 years were victims of homicide each day and in 2013, more than 580,000 were treated in emergency rooms for nonfatal injuries sustained from assaults. Homicide remains the third leading cause of death for young people ages…
Descriptors: Mentors, Violence, Prevention, Incidence
MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
This report examines private sector engagement in youth mentoring across the United States, starting with an overview of the youth mentoring movement, then offering perspectives on trends and best practices in corporate engagement and snapshots of a range of initiatives. The information provided in this report is based on a series of structured…
Descriptors: Mentors, Youth Programs, Interviews, Motivation
Garringer, Michael; Kupersmidt, Janis; Rhodes, Jean; Stelter, Rebecca; Tai, Tammy – MENTOR: National Mentoring Partnership, 2015
MENTOR's cornerstone publication, the "Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring[TM]", details research-informed and practitioner-approved Standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and consequently, impactful mentoring relationships. This Fourth Edition, released in 2015, reflects the most up-to-date…
Descriptors: Program Design, Mentors, Youth Programs, Evidence Based Practice