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Operating a cross-age peer mentoring program has been shown to offer benefits for both mentors and mentees; however program directors must make modifications when adapting the traditional adult-to-youth model. The YouthZone Teen Pal Mentoring Program is a peer mentoring program located in Glenwood Springs, Colorado, that has been operating since 1990. The rural program matches high school mentors with elementary or middle school mentees, and can serve as an outstanding model for those seeking to institute a similar program. This effective practice was submitted by LEARNS at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory in ...
that takes place in learning environments such as schools, usually between an older more experienced student and a new student(s). Peer Mentors should not be confused with prefects . Peer mentoring is a good way of practicing social skills for the mentor and help on adapting and settling in for the mentoree. Most peer mentors are picked for their sensibility, confidence , social skills and reliability . Peer mentors appear mainly in secondary schools where students moving up from Junior/Primary schools may need assistance in settling in at the whole new schedule and lifestyle of secondary school life. Peer mentors benefit from, ...
Four new initiatives–micro-lending program, business association ...
Business owners and emerging entrepreneurs in Syracuse’s Near Westside neighborhood will soon enjoy comprehensive initiatives aimed at boosting growth and encouraging new business development. The initiatives—which include the creation of a micro-lending program, formation of a business association, a peer mentoring program and an entrepreneurship training program—are the result of recommendations from the Near Westside Initiative ’s Small Business Development Committee. The Small Business Development Committee was formed after the Near Westside Initiative (NWSI) commissioned a 2009 street-by-street survey and analysis of ... market research, surveys and trends
Cal State Fullerton Celebrates Access and Educational Equity
Cruz Reynoso, the first Chicano to serve on the California Supreme Court, is keynote speaker for the April 29 Educational Opportunity Program Hall of Fame Scholarship Gala at Cal State Fullerton. “Access and Educational Equity is a Right!” is the theme of the program, part of the university’s 50th anniversary celebration. the 5:30 p.m. event , which ... market research, surveys and trends


Foundation for Excellent Schools
“In 2004, 51 percent of low-SES twelfth graders expected to earn a ... CFES has an annual operating budget of $2.3 million and employs eight full-time ... MetLife Peer Mentoring Program Survey – In 2006-07 MetLife asked CFES to ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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has invested approximately $76 million in local mentoring efforts. ..... Nearly 40 percent of the surveyed programs had been in operation for less .... In a rural Vermont junior/senior high school peer mentoring program, students who ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Disability Resources and Education Services to launch peer mentoring program
CSUN’s Disability Resources and Education Services will be launching a new peer-mentoring program for first year students. The Thriving and Achieving Program (TAP), is a transitioning program for freshman and transfer students with disabilities into CSUN. It was piloted in spring of 2010 and will fully begin in fall 2010. “We launched the program in spring to test it out with students and it was effective enough that we will be fully launching the program in the fall,” said Anna Laven, transition specialist for the Center on Disabilities. The program is strength-based and is geared towards developing students’ with visual and ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Northern Highlands valedictorian recalls 'good times,' football and friends
Northern Highlands valedictorian Michael Simpson has excelled both inside and outside the classroom during his high school years. Besides earning top-notch grades, Simpson participated in a variety of extracurricular activities, from football to the school’s peer mentoring program for freshmen to DECA, where he placed first in business law and ethics at the state competition. The Upper Saddle River resident will attend Columbia University in the fall, intending to pursue a career in medicine. In an interview last week, Simpson spoke about a variety of topics, including the valedictorian honor, his career aspirations and his ... market trends, news research and surveys resources


Not Me, Not Now Online Peer Mentoring Program
Not Me, Not Now. ®. Online Peer Mentoring. Program. By Todd Miller. September 2005. Continued on page 2. It's 2:30 p.m. on a sunny Tuesday afternoon and ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF - Make a Friend—Be a Peer Mentor
Peer mentoring programs match older youth with ..... about others prior to the program. Evaluating a peer mentoring program requires ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Peer Mentor Program : Programs & Activities : ALANA Student Center ...
The Peer Mentoring Program is a program designed to assist in the social, personal, and academic acclimation to UVM by pairing incoming first-year students with outstanding sophomore, junior, senior and graduate students who act as mentors throughout the academic year. This program has been in existence since 2001 and has proven to be successful for both the mentees and mentors. Why Mentoring? Mentoring can be defined as a helpful relationship between a younger and older individual. The purpose of having a mentoring relationship in college is to assist students with the challenges associated with the first year college ...
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I am looking for some help to define some parameters around a peer-to-peer mentoring program for someone who has recently stepped into an Information Security Officer type role. I had an inquiry from an organization looking for someone who has been (or currently is) in a similar role to provide guidence over a period of months to help refresh and develop an information security program. Ideally they are not looking for a consultant - but an actual practitioner. If you have been involved in this type of assistance before - what advice could you give from your experience on how to structure such an arrangement? What are the ...
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