For young people, the impact of a mentor relationship with a caring, trusted adult can have a profound impact on well-being and achievement well into adulthood.
Mentoring is an essential part of Summit Learning’s teaching and learning approach. This January, we proudly celebrated National Mentoring Month by sharing real stories from our community of dedicated educators, students, and alumni.
We’ve rounded up the top mentorship stories from the month so that you can learn from and celebrate the first-hand experiences of mentors and mentees from across the U.S.
Mentorship has the power to impact the course of students’ academic and personal life trajectories. Read about the top benefits for both students and teachers.
Adam Carter, a former teacher and chief academic officer at Summit Public Schools, shares his insights and on helping children and young adults set SMART goals. Successful people around the globe will tell you that the ability to do meaningful and ambitious goal-setting has been key to their success.
Summit Public Schools Alum Valeria Torres tells her story about navigating college, pursuing her passions, and creating a life of purpose, with details about how her mentor provided guidance and support along the way.
From staying flexible to creating a sense of belonging, elementary educators at South Shaver Elementary in Pasadena, Texas, share their top tips for mentoring students.
Teacher and Athletic Director Lauren Davenport shares her top tips for developing strong mentor relationships and managing structured learning time with high school students.
Learn more about the Summit Learning approach and student outcomes.