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Webinar: Making the Connection-STEM & MENTORING

MAKING THE CONNECTION: STEM & MENTORING

Thursday, July 18, 2019
1:00PM – 2:15PM EDT

Increasing exposure and engagement in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) is currently a large focus of many youth serving programs around the country. This webinar … Read the rest

Creating tiered levels of support to sustainably reduce coordinator burn-out

By Chris Hultquist, National Mentoring Resource Center

Five years ago, I quickly became the ringleader of the controlled chaos at The Mentor Connector. At first, the small staff were overworked and struggling to keep up with the demand. Our mentor … Read the rest

NMRC: Support for Match Closure

National Mentoring Resource Center

The focus of this practice on supporting healthy endings to mentoring relationships is consistent with Rhodes’ model of youth mentoring, which suggests that both positive and negative relationship experiences can influence the emotional development of the … Read the rest

A mentoring initiative that strives to support the whole child

By Nury Crawford, Gwinnett County Public Schools

National Mentoring Resource Center

Gwinnett County Public Schools’ Community-Based Mentoring Program in Gwinnett County, Georgia plays an important role in our school district’s efforts to support students. In 2008, our CEO/Superintendent created the … Read the rest

NMRC national quality member spotlight: BBBS Independence Region

Written by Abigail Ellis, National Mentoring Resource Center

As the fourth largest agency in one of the oldest and most respected brands in the youth mentoring business, one might wonder why Big Brothers Big Sisters Independence Region enthusiastically engaged in … Read the rest

Upcoming webinars on the Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program

National Mentoring Resource Center

The recently completed evaluation of the Mentoring Enhancement Demonstration Program (MEDP) offered a fascinating look at how mentoring programs can think about making targeted enhancements to their services and improve the quality and consistency of mentoring … Read the rest

NMRC review on mentoring for youth with disabilities

Review by National Mentoring Resource Center

This review examined research on mentoring for youth (ages 25 and younger) who have a disability, including physical, cognitive, learning, and developmental disabilities, and excluding psychiatric disabilities which have been discussed elsewhere. It … Read the rest

NMRC announces new podcast series on mentoring research

By Mike Garringer
National Mentoring Resource Center

NMRC is launching its first podcast series, Reflections on Research, which offers interviews with leading researchers and scholars about their youth mentoring research and how practitioners can use that information to improve … Read the rest