AmeriCorps Week Blog Series: The Power of Service

In honor of AmeriCorps Week, we are joining the national celebration to recognize those who choose to serve. In its almost 25 year history, AmeriCorps has engaged over 1 million United States citizens to build our homes, teach our youth, strengthen our businesses, protect the environment, and serve […]

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Mentors & Mindsets: How One National Organization Is Implementing Mindset Research and Resources

Did you know young people with strong academic or learning mindsets are more likely to succeed in school and beyond? Adults – parents, educators and even mentors – can play a critical role in helping students cultivate these mindsets. At Spark, a national mentoring organization serving students in […]

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Meha Davé, Director of Program Innovation, Spark
March 23rd, 2017
Posted In: Education, In Real Life, Research

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Elements Leads to Effective Practice

The Elements of Effective Practice is MENTOR’s premier publication of best practices in the mentoring field according to expert researchers and practitioners. This article by Doctor Jean Rhodes, originally featured in The Chronicle of Evidence Based Mentoring, demonstrates the impact of the Elements In Real Life! If you haven’t been using MENTOR’s Elements of Effective Practice […]

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Dr. Jean Rhodes, Director of the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring
March 21st, 2017
Posted In: Research

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In Memoriam: Rev. J. Donald Monan

Over the weekend, I was deeply saddened as I learned of Rev. J. Donald Monan, S.J.’s passing. As the longest serving president and first chancellor of Boston College, Fr. Monan was also a co-founder of Greater Boston One to One, which would later become Mass Mentoring Partnership – […]

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David Shapiro, President and CEO, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership
March 20th, 2017
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Practice Makes Progress: How Citizen Schools Is Expanding the Mindsets of Teachers and Students

Mentoring inspires youth to discover their areas of passion and encourages them to pursue their interests in education. Citizen Schools shares how the concept of Growth Mindset is making a difference for the AmeriCorps Teaching Fellows who serve their students directly and the young scholars themselves. “Mistakes make […]

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Chloe Stroman and Michael Kubiak, Citizen Schools
March 17th, 2017
Posted In: Education, In Real Life, Research

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Summit Fellows Spotlight: Dustin Koury of the Teen Pals Program

With the generous support of AT&T, State Street Corporation, and an anonymous donor, MENTOR launched the 2017 Summit Fellowship Program to provide a select number of scholarships to dedicated leaders from mentoring programs operating with a budget of $150,000 or less. In the Summit Fellows Spotlight series, the […]

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Dustin Koury, Teen Pals Program
March 15th, 2017
Posted In: Corporate Engagement, In Real Life, National Mentoring Summit

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