We have a mentoring gap in the U.S.

One in three young people are growing up without a mentor outside their family. Yet most people agree that mentoring relationships are powerful tools for connection and support, particularly for first generation students who can benefit from guidance through the complicated college and career exploration process. It’s even good for business!  One study found when employers support youth mentoring, 73% of employees report strong career satisfaction.

January is National Mentoring Month and Kathy McDonald, FCAN’s Assistant Director for Network Partnerships is pleased to host Marci Poston, Director of Programmatic and Professional Development Services at Take Stock in Children (TSIC). Take Stock has been changing lives for over two decades through proven mentoring strategies that help students reveal their potential while providing unwavering support from a caring mentor. Tatila Brock will also join the webinar to share her story as an alumnus of TSIC who went on to volunteer with TSIC Alachua before becoming their student services coordinator. She will share the impact a mentor had on her path.

In this webinar you will learn:

  • The impact mentoring makes on the success of mentored students
  • Proven mentoring strategies that reveal student potential
  • How to support mentors in changing lives

Event Details

Webinar: Revealing Potential: Proven Mentoring Strategies from Take Stock in Children 
Date and Time: January 18, 2019 1-2 p.m. EST
Registration link: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1125160331146861825?source=FCAN+website

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