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Special Report on

Peer to Peer Mentoring

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I had a significantly opportunistic and life changing experience while employed by an urban public school district in central Pennsylvania.  As a fourth year teacher in 2001, I overheard that the district had access to approximately $150,000.00 US to implement an in-house alternative school program for truant and excessively absent students.  As I sat idly in my apartment that weekend, I analyzed the larger dilemma and began to construct a proposal for the district’s first attempt at a night school since 1969. I recall working feverishly all weekend and printing the final proposal late Sunday night. I returned to work on Monday ...
Its estimated population as of 2007 was 6,659. It was incorporated as a city on May 19, 1946. Guadalupe is economically and socially tied to the city of Santa Maria , which is about ten miles to the east.
REVIEWS AND OPINIONS
Shaping Youth » Healthy Youth Media Act Pt 2: Can Change Be ...
tomorrow to share firsthand data about how depictions of women and girls in the media affect youth health and are landing sideways. Small business entities like Melissa Wardy of  Wisconsin based PigtailPals has devoted an entire product line to “Redefining Girly” hoping to accentuate a fresh, girl-positive reality for our children. (WI is legislative home-state for HR 4925 ) Today we’ll hear from both of these advocates for girls in part two of our Healthy Media Youth Act coverage, asking some tough questions about whether this bipartisan legislation has sharp teeth to be actionable and chomp down on worst offenders ... market research, surveys and trends
African youths join AU summit debate on maternal, infant and child ...
APA-Entebbe, (Uganda) Some 100 young people from 40 African countries ended the first African Youth Forum in Entebe, near Kampala, the Ugandan capital on Sunday with a strong commitment by participants to “live and promote accountable, responsible and healthy lifestyles through peer to peer mentoring and youth-adult partnership in our families and communities”. According to a press release issued here Monday by the UN Population Fund (UNFPA), the youth forum, the first of its kind, sought to position African youth as critical players in the continent’s development and to influence the highest level of decision makers, by ... market research, surveys and trends

SURVEY RESULTS FOR
PEER TO PEER MENTORING

Peer Resources - Mentor Papers Online
We continually scan the Internet for resources about mentoring. If you are concerned about "not reinventing the wheel," these papers might be of use. However, if you want to create your own ideas, then the wisdom of Joseph Campbell in Creative Mythology (1968, p. 4) might be useful: "Some people spend a lifetime attempting to live according to cultural images that never quite fit them. Whenever a knight of the Grail tried to follow a path made by someone else, he went altogether astray. Where there is a way or path, it is someone else's footsteps. Each of us has to find our own way." The papers listed ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
Women Business Owners Part of Social Entrepreneurship Trend ...
Those survey results were especially interesting because on the one hand they indicated substantial growth. Eighty-five percent (85%) reported that their revenues grew over 25% in 2006. Roughly the same percent predicted their businesses would also grow in 2007, sometimes up to 70% growth. Clearly, these are women focused on the top line and bottom line. A group of focused, committed, growth-oriented women business leaders does not surprise me. What did surprise me just a little, was how many — 62.9% — said that social entrepreneurship was important or very important. Keep in mind that we’re talking about ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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EAC camps provide teens with learning, fun
Two groups of teens combined learning and fun at the Eastern Arizona College this month at camps sponsored by the GEAR-UP program. GEAR-UP, which stands for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs, is a grant-funded education program put on by the college in cooperation with several school districts in Graham, Greenlee, Gila and Apache counties and Dine College. The latter is a Navajo community college. The purpose of GEAR-UP is to encourage students to become more involved in the education process. The program includes classes, counseling, interventions and after-school programs. The ... market trends, news research and surveys resources
Creating A Better Future for Huntington's Youth
Kevin Thorbourne, a Huntington resident, has been working with teen boys for years on a small scale, but for the past couple of months he has been able to gather 200 young adults from Huntington to participate in his program "Young Leaders." "When they talked about closing [ Jack Abrams Intermediate School ] down, I decided to do it more publicly and get those kids involved and tried to lure the kids off the streets," said Thorbourne. When Thorbourne started out, he worked for the Police Athletic League and had an organized basketball and football travel team. With his experience working with ... market trends, news research and surveys resources

INFORMATION RESOURCES

Computer-Mediated Peer-to-Peer Mentoring
interaction amongst learners leading to peer-to-peer mentoring can be .... communication in peer-to-peer mentoring. The second aim was to allow ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
PDF - Make a Friend—Be a Peer Mentor
Peer mentoring programs match older youth with young students in one-on-one relationships to ... Bulletin, as a peer mentor, you can play that part for ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Peer Mentoring Resource Booklet
For both the mentee and the Peer Mentor, the mentoring relationship is ... As a Peer Mentor, you now have the opportunity to carry on the legacy of ...
REAL TIME
PEER TO PEER MENTORING
  1. profile image stlvolunteen Got paper? Plz donate paper to #StL HS student @DarionRobinson w/ Peer Mentoring program@ Gateway I.T High, "Adopt-A-Freshman" DM him 4 info
  2. profile image HorseAbility Our peer mentoring program brings together teenage riders and volunteers to build social abilities and horsemanship skills #tck
  3. profile image glittergluofish oh my dealing with teenage heartbreak wasn't on my peer mentoring training course. how am i supposed to exercise empathy?
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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Have you provided formal or informal mentoring for an Info Sec ...
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 ...
Gifted Children: Gifted behaviour, blaming the victim, year group
My 8 year old girl is gifted and in general a well balanced child.  She has always enjoyed school untill recently.  She is being bullied - kids either telling her she is stupid or the other extreme that she should not be in their year group.  I have spoke to school who were very unhelpful and told me her problems was due to my second child being born 4 years ago and the fact that she can't ride a bike.  I have also spoke to some parents and they have discreetly asked their children.  It turns out that Lauren is being incredibly bossy - this does not suprise me.  She has took part in peer to ...