Tag: Mentor: the National Mentoring Partnership

From good to better: Four strategies for improving the practice of youth mentoring

From good to better: Four strategies for improving the practice of youth mentoring

by Jean Rhodes In the coming months, MENTOR will be releasing its 4th Edition of the iconic Elements of Effective Practice. This edition is the culmination of intense work by our core team, led by iRT (led by Janis Kupersmidt and Rebecca Stelter), the Center for Evidence-Based Mentoring (led by me and Stella Kanchewa) and MENTOR (led […]

Let’s work together to truly bring mentoring relationships to scale

Let’s work together to truly bring mentoring relationships to scale

By Michael Garringer, MENTOR, Director of Knowledge Management The recent “Real Mentoring Gap” article summarized a lot of what MENTOR has been discussing, both internally and with key external partners, since The Mentoring Effect report was released. A few quick thoughts: – While the percentage of American youth who get their mentoring solely from a […]

MENTOR and BBBS of Canada Host Mentoring Researcher Symposium

MENTOR and BBBS of Canada Host Mentoring Researcher Symposium

By Michael Garringer, Director of Knowledge Management, MENTOR The translation of fresh research into innovative program practice and meaningful advocacy is one of the most important aspects of the youth mentoring field — it allows programs to deliver more impactful services to youth and spurs interest and investment by key policymakers, funders, and other stakeholders. […]

The Value of Researcher-Practitioner Conversations

The Value of Researcher-Practitioner Conversations

 by Michael Garringer I was thrilled to see that the Chronicle had posted an announcement about the 2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring this week. We are really excited at MENTOR to be partnering with Portland State University and Dr. Tom Keller in putting on this event, which will focus this year on research and […]

2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring is open for registration!

2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring is open for registration!

2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring Portland State University and MENTOR/The National Mentoring Partnership are proud to present the 2015 Summer Institute on Youth Mentoring. The Summer Institute offers a distinctive educational opportunity for experienced mentoring professionals. Participants attend an intensive week-long seminar presenting the latest developments in theory and research on youth mentoring. Each […]

MENTOR is hiring a new Senior Director of Development

MENTOR is hiring a new Senior Director of Development

Position Summary: MENTOR is currently seeking an experienced leader to serve as the Senior Director of Development. He/she will lead all aspects of development during an exciting phase of organizational growth. Reporting to and working closely with the CEO and other members of the senior leadership team, the Senior Director of Development will build from […]

MENTOR, OJJDP Launch National Mentoring Resource Center
By January 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

MENTOR, OJJDP Launch National Mentoring Resource Center

MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership (MENTOR) is proud to announce the launch of the National Mentoring Resource Center (NMRC). The goal of the NMRC is to provide comprehensive resources with training and technical assistance to support programs in more deeply incorporating evidence-based practices to improve their quality and effectiveness moving towards more positive outcomes for […]

NBA stars encourage fans in new PSA
By January 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →

NBA stars encourage fans in new PSA

Just in time for National Mentoring Month in January, the NBA family is promoting mentoring as a critical asset for young people in our communities to succeed. NBA stars Chris Paul, Damian Lillard, Joakim Noah and legend Magic Johnson are encouraging fans in this public service announcement with the National Mentoring Month call-to-action to Be Someone […]

MENTOR’s Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 28
By December 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

MENTOR’s Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 28

 From mentoring.org The 2015 Summit will be extended to a three-day event to incorporate an advocacy activity on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, January 28. The 2015 Capitol Hill Day is open to all Summit attendees and is included with your Summit registration. It’s your opportunity to join your committed colleagues who will meet with members of Congress […]

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 […]