Mentor Training 2008

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Mentor TrainingSpring 2008 : 

Mentor TrainingSpring 2008 Student Success ProgramsUniversity Union, Suite 319p) 940-565-4373w) www.unt.edu/ssp Next Slide

Outline of Training : 

Outline of Training Overview of Mentoring Program Expectations of Mentors Resources Legal Issues Overview of Emerald Eagle Scholars Program Things to Remember Next Steps Next Slide

Overview : 

Overview All new UNT students can request a mentor Emerald Eagle Scholars are required to participate in the mentoring program their first year. New Transfer students are paired with a Transfer Ambassador Mentees are paired with both a faculty/staff mentor AND peer mentor Next Slide

Expectations : 

Expectations What we expect from mentors Commit to serving as mentor for full academic year Faculty/Staff: Contact mentee(s) at least 1 time a month either by phone, e-mail, or in person on-campus Peer: Contact mentee(s) at least 1 time a month either by phone, e-mail, or in person on-campus Read monthly newsletters Next Slide

Expectations Continued : 

Expectations Continued What we expect from mentors (cont.) Complete a monthly questionnaire regarding the interactions with your mentee(s) What mentors can expect from SSP Monthly Brown Bag Lunches Monthly Newsletters Next Slide

Resources : 

Resources Student Success Programs Monthly Newsletter Mentoring Handbook Online Community TRIO/Student Support Services The Learning Center The Career Center Emerald Eagle Scholars Coordinator Next Slide

Legal Issues : 

Legal Issues Confidentiality Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) Jeanne Clery Act Consensual Relationships - UNT’s sexual harassment policy “It is the policy of the university that consensual relationships between faculty or staff members in positions of authority and their subordinates or their students are not permitted.” Next Slide

Legal Issues Continued : 

Legal Issues Continued Liability Within the scope of the program Connect with mentee(s) either by phone, e-mail, or in person on-campus Outside the scope of the program NCAA Regulations/Student Athletes Ensure all actions are because student is your mentee, not because they are an athlete Next Slide

Emerald Eagle Scholars Program : 

Emerald Eagle Scholars Program Financial Assistance - How it works - Students must maintain financial status all 4 years - Students must complete FAFSA paperwork by April 15 Academic Responsibility - Achieve UNT GPA of 2.5 all 4 years - Complete 30 semester credit hours per academic year Next Slide

Emerald Eagle Scholars Program : 

Emerald Eagle Scholars Program Campus Connection Work on campus 10 hours per week, or complete the Emerald Eagles Employment Success Series± (year 1) Why we want EES to work Demonstrate commitment to Campus Connection by following 1 of 3 paths Complete lists of paths can be downloaded from SSP website Next Slide

Emerald Eagle Scholar Program : 

Emerald Eagle Scholar Program Path 1 Work 10 hours a week on-campus Participate in at least 10 approved Cohort Student Engagement Program OR participate in at least 10 approved Campus Connection Events Meet with EESP Coordinator and/or attend an Emerald Eagle Brown Bag Luncheon or other meeting with mentor Path 2 Participate in an approved Cohort Student Engagement Program AND Participate in at least 10 approved Campus Connection Events Meet with the EESP Coordinator and/or attend a Brown Bag Luncheon or other meeting with mentor Next Slide

Emerald Eagle Scholars Programs : 

Emerald Eagle Scholars Programs Path 3 Participate in at least 20 activities from the approved list of Campus Connection Events, Programs, or Activities** Meet with EESP coordinator and attend a Brown Bag Luncheon or other meeting with mentor Special Notes Prior to being eligible for Path 2 or 3, all year 1 students must complete the Emerald Eagles Employment Success Series through the Career Center. EESP Coordinator determines eligibility Next Slide

Reminders : 

Reminders Upon completion of training, download, sign and return to SSP the mentoring agreement (see next slide) Be on the lookout for the names and contact information of mentee(s) this summer Mark your calendar for the Emerald Eagle Scholars Welcome and Mentoring Kick-Off Event Wednesday, September 3, 2008 at 3:30 p.m. in the Silver Eagle Suite of the Union Next Slide

Mentoring Agreement : 

Mentoring Agreement To complete mentor training, download, sign, and return the mentoring agreement found at the site below. http://www.unt.edu/ssp/mentoragreement.html

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Student Success ProgramsUniversity Union, Suite 319p) 940-565-4373w) www.unt.edu/ssp

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