Editorial Board

Introducing the Chronicle’s New Editorial Board Member: Nico W. Van Yperen

Introducing the Chronicle’s New Editorial Board Member: Nico W. Van Yperen

Written by Justin Preston It is with great pleasure that we introduce the Chronicle’s newest Editorial Board member: Prof. Dr. Nico W. Van Yperen. Dr. Van Yperen is a professor of psychology at the University of Groningen, the Netherlands. This year (2016), he and his colleagues launched the MSc program: Talent Development and Creativity. His […]

The Next Generation of Evidence-Based Policy

The Next Generation of Evidence-Based Policy

By Vivian Tseng When we began this blog series, we posited that evidence-based policymaking was at a crossroads. In the past six months—despite rancorous partisan debates and a fierce presidential primary season—Congress surprised everyone and passed the long overdue re-authorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act, with strong support from both parties. The Every […]

How Adults Can Step Up in Youth Social Activism

How Adults Can Step Up in Youth Social Activism

Bernadette Sanchez In a recent example of youth social activism, Meggie Noel and Kylie Webster-Cazeau started a campaign via YouTube videos and social media (#BlackAtBLS) to expose the racially hostile environment at their Boston elite public school. They gave examples of teachers who either engaged in racial microagressions and blatant racism and administrators who were […]

Mentoring is not enough: We also need to move upstream
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Mentoring is not enough: We also need to move upstream

by Jean E. Rhodes Imagine that you’re sitting with a friend beside a river enjoying your lunch. Now, picture this: just as you take your first bite, you hear the sound of a child splashing in the river. To your horror, you realize that she is drowning. What do you do? Even before I hand […]

Tactful mentors: A mentor is often someone older, but must she also be wiser?   

Tactful mentors: A mentor is often someone older, but must she also be wiser?  

When I train mentors, especially those with considerable life and work experience, or when I discuss training with mentoring professionals who provide training to such mentors in their programs, I try to make clear my belief that mentors need to know that a youth mentor’s job is not to “talk at” or “inform” the mentee […]

Vivian Tseng, Ph.D.
By December 2, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Vivian Tseng, Ph.D.

We are are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr. Vivian Tseng to the editorial board of the Chronicle for Evidence-Based Mentoring. Vivian is the vice president, program, at the William T. Grant Foundation. Dr. Tseng leads the Foundation’s grant making, and she spearheaded its initiatives on the use of research and improving research-practice connections. Since […]

Michael Garringer
By November 10, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Michael Garringer

  We are delighted to welcome Mike Garringer to the editorial board of the Chronicle of Evidence-based Mentoring. Michael serves as the Director of Knowledge Management for MENTOR, overseeing projects related to the intersection of mentoring research and program practice, as well as data collection and evaluation that can highlight the prevalence and impact of mentoring […]

Professor Bernadette Sanchez

Professor Bernadette Sanchez

Bernadette Sanchez, Ph.D.,  Associate Professor and Director of the doctoral program in Community Psychology at DePaul University, has joined the editorial board of the Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring. As highlighted in a recent Chronicle post, Bernadette brings a wealth of experience and insight to this post. Dr. Sanchez has paid particular attention to the mentoring in the […]

Venessa Marks, M.A.
By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Venessa Marks, M.A.

As a Senior Manager with ICF International’s Family Self-Sufficiency team, Venessa Marks specializes in supporting and evaluating community-based workforce development initiatives for vulnerable populations. As the former Vice President of Research, Innovation and Growth for Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, Venessa worked with the BBBS network, national leadership, and valued partners to set BBBSA’s […]

Sarah Schwartz, Ph.D. is the “Connected Learning” Editor
By September 19, 2013 0 Comments Read More →

Sarah Schwartz, Ph.D. is the “Connected Learning” Editor

Sarah Schwartz is the newly appointed MacArthur Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow in Connected Learning. As editor of this new column, she will share with the mentoring community the many new research projects and ideas that are emerging from the Connected Learning Research Network and beyond. Within this context, Sarah will highlight her new research on youth […]