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Profiles in Mentoring: Carla Herrera on improving mentoring programs

Interviewed by Cyanea Poon

Dr. Carla Herrera is an independent consultant who was most recently a senior research fellow at Public/Private Ventures. Dr. Herrera has published numerous reports and articles on school-based, community-based and group mentoring over the past 20 Read the rest

Top 10 features of healthy mentoring organizations

Screen Shot 2013-08-30 at 3.34.48 PMEditor’s Note: We are thrilled to provide you with this report, written by mentoring expert Dr. Carla Herrera, aimed at providing funders with guidance in determining which mentoring programs to support.   Through a series of posts, we present, “Making the … Read the rest

The two most important features of high-quality mentoring programs

Screen Shot 2013-08-30 at 3.34.48 PMEditor’s Note: Here is the second installment of this important report, written by mentoring expert Dr. Carla Herrera, aimed at providing funders with guidance in determining which mentoring programs to support.   Through a series of posts, we present, “Making the … Read the rest

High school aged mentors: Challenges and recommendations

Editor’s note: In a comprehensive report on high school aged mentors, Carla Herrera and colleagues draw on data from their national study of Big Brothers Big Sisters SchoolBased Mentoring to

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A funder’s guide to identifying high quality mentoring programs: From indicators to red flags

A funder's guide to identifying high quality mentoring programs: From indicators to red flags

Editor’s Note: Here is the third and final installment of this important report, written by mentoring expert Dr. Carla Herrera, aimed at providing funders with guidance in determining which mentoring programs to support.   Through a series of posts, we present,

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What it takes: All of us

What it takes: All of us - The Chronicles of Evidence-Based MentorishipThis article is reprinted from NBC News Education Nation blog, “The Learning Curve”, by Jean Rhodes.

This has been a groundbreaking year for the field of youth mentoring. With little fanfare, two large-scale, rigorous evaluations have been released, both of Read the rest