Building relationships is critical to fostering kind and respectful schools. Youth need to know and feel that peers and adults care about and value them as individuals. Developing programs in which students mentor each other as well as, programs that bring in adults from the community to mentor students is an invaluable way to increase well being and healthy attitudes and behavior among students. Please consider starting mentoring programs in your schools and see the amazing results!!
Adult to Youth Mentoring
National Mentoring Month – Site has lots of helpful information on mentoring
Mentor- Expanding the world of quality mentoring – has information on starting a program and contains a list of established mentoring programs by state
U.S. Dept. of Education Mentoring Resource Center– a mentoring case study with helpful ideas and information
Articles on mentoring: