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The State of Mentoring


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The State of Mentoring

  1. 1. DIANE PROSPER The State of Mentoring
  2. 2. What is mentoring? <ul><li>Explain why we need it </li></ul><ul><li>Who should get it </li></ul><ul><li>Who benefits from mentoring programs </li></ul>
  3. 3. What is a great mentor? <ul><li>How to become one </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits for mentor </li></ul><ul><li>Status (make resume look good, motives, etc.) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Mentoring in schools <ul><li>Inner-city and low-income schools </li></ul><ul><li>Suburbia </li></ul><ul><li>Money and the government </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why should we mentor our children <ul><li>Our impact on them </li></ul><ul><li>Positive role models vs. negative role models </li></ul><ul><li>Length of mentoring program </li></ul><ul><li>What would happen if we did not mentor kids </li></ul>
  6. 6. Programs <ul><li>Big Brother/Big Sister </li></ul><ul><li>The Roving Leader Program </li></ul><ul><li>Entertainer, charities, events </li></ul>