Report Card Mentoring

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Report Card Mentoring is a part of United Way's Success After 6 program. Three to four times a school year at Youngstown Community School, MLK Elementary and E. J. Blott Elementary, adult mentors from the community meet with students to discuss their report card grades and write out goals for the upcoming grading period. Report Card Mentoring is an opportunity for the students to talk with a caring adult about their experience in the classroom and receive advice on how to excel in and out of the classroom.

 

 Report Card Mentor Responsibilities:

  • Willing to serve as a mentor for students in grades 4th-8th
  • Available to attend Report Card Mentoring session 3-4 times a year. Dates are predetermined by school administration and Success After 6 Staff and will be shared as soon as they are available.
  • Available to attend Report Card Mentoring session that last 1.5 hours per session, typically between the hours of 12:00p.m. and 3:00p.m. Times are predetermined by school administration and Success After 6 Staff. 
  • No training or background check required at this time
  • Orientation will be held prior to first Report Card Mentoring session 

 

Interested in being a mentor, contact Roxann Sebest at rsebest@ymvunitedway.org


Why should you be a mentor?

 

"I am not sure what impact I am making with the students that I am mentoring. However, I know that they have had a very positive impact on me. The light in their eyes, their manners, their desire to be successful, their goals, and more importantly, their efforts to be the best person they can be each day. I am thankful to hear about their goals; and when they read the Lebron James Promise out loud to me, it puts a smile on my face!"

Brian Wolf, Mentor at Youngstown Community School.

 

 

 

 

"My experience as a mentor has been amazing!  The thing that touches me the most is when I’m sitting at the table awaiting one of my students.  They stand in the doorway, look over the room to see if I am there and when they see me a HUGE smile comes to their face!  That look/smile is priceless and contagious! That smile means it matters."

Michael Schrock, Mentor at Youngstown Community School