Monthly Archives: January 2013

The Power of Mentoring: Shawnita’s and Ebony’s Story

In celebration of National Mentoring Month, the Institute for Educational Leadership’s Center for Workforce Development wanted to share some personal stories that show the power of mentoring in youth’s lives. I interviewed a mentor and mentee from the Ready to … Continue reading

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Inauguration Open House Brings Spotlight to STEM and Mentoring

This past week has been busy and important. Saturday, January 19 was the National Day of Service, and President Barack Obama was inaugurated on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on Monday, January 21. Leading up to these big events, the … Continue reading

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New Year, New Opportunities: What Will You Learn?

Welcome 2013! As we begin the new year, now’s a great time to consider all the new opportunities available to us.  You may not have made a New Year’s resolution this year, or if you are anything like me, you … Continue reading

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Thank Your Mentor Today!

Today is “Thank Your Mentor Day.” Mentoring is a critical component to youth development and leadership and all of us at NCWD/Youth have been positively impacted by our mentors.  We hope you will read our tributes and take a minute … Continue reading

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Inclusive Mentoring: What Do You Need to Know?

All young people need mentors and other supportive relationships with caring adults (one of the components of the Guideposts for Success under Youth Development and Leadership).  In celebration of this need and National Mentoring Month, Kaela Vronsky, Director of the … Continue reading

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