The Value of Researcher-Practitioner Conversations

 by Michael Garringer I was thrilled to see that the Chronicle had posted an announcement about the 2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring this week. We are really excited at MENTOR to be partnering with Portland State University and Dr. Tom Keller in putting on this event, which will focus this year on research and […]

2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring is open for registration!

2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring Portland State University and MENTOR/The National Mentoring Partnership are proud to present the 2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring. The Summer Institute offers a distinctive educational opportunity for experienced mentoring professionals. Participants attend an intensive week-long seminar presenting the latest developments in theory and research on youth mentoring. Each […]

MENTOR is hiring a new Senior Director of Development

Position Summary: MENTOR is currently seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Senior Director of Development. He/she will lead all aspects of development during an exciting phase of organizational growth. Reporting to and working closely with the CEO and other members of the senior leadership team, the Senior Director of Development will build from […]

MENTOR, OJJDP Launch National Mentoring Resource Center

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to announce the launch of the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC). The goal of the NMRC is to provide comprehensive resources with training and technical assistance to support programs in more deeply incorporating evidence-based practices to improve their quality and effectiveness moving towards more positive outcomes for […]

NBA stars encourage fans in new PSA

Just in time for National Mentoring Month in January, the NBA family is promoting mentoring as a critical asset for young people in our communities to succeed. NBA stars Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, Joakim Noah and legend Magic Johnson are encouraging fans in this public service announcement with the National Mentoring Month call-to-action to Be Someone […]

MENTOR’s Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 28

 From The 2015 Summit will be extended to a three-day event to incorporate an advocacy activity on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 28. The 2015 Capitol Hill Day is open to all Summit attendees and is included with your Summit registration. It’s your opportunity to join your committed colleagues who will meet with members of Congress […]

National Mentoring Partnership

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the United States. For nearly 25 years, MENTOR has served the mentoring field by providing a public voice, developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide and promoting quality for mentoring through standards, cutting-edge research and state of the art tools.


Michael Garringer

We are delighted to welcome Mike Garringer to the editorial board of the Chronicle of Evidence-based Mentoring. Michael serves as the Director of Knowledge Management for MENTOR, overseeing projects related to the intersection of mentoring research and program practice, as well as data collection and evaluation that can highlight the prevalence and impact of mentoring around […]

Communicating as a Movement: Next webinar on Nov. 20th

Next Live Webinar National Mentoring Month: Communicating as a Movement Thursday, November 20, 2014 1:00 PM – 2:15 PM EDT How loud can we be as a mentoring movement?…very loud if we all join forces for National Mentoring Month! The Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series is committed to helping programs prepare to participate in National Mentoring […]

Why we need to pressure Congress to pass the Child Protection Improvements Act

A volunteer mentor from Odessa, Texas was arrested in July for inappropriate sexual contact with his 15-year-old mentee. What started as a flirtatious text quickly moved to alleged nude photographs and assault. The sad fact is that pedophiles sometimes look to youth-serving organizations as a source of victims. Yet three years after the Jerry Sandusky case brought […]