MENTOR, The National Mentoring Partnership
National compendium of research, campaigns, events, mentoring impact stories, publications, current issue clarification, advocacy, mentor connector, and more.
The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring
Online resource to share new findings and encourage conversation around research and ideas for the advancement of youth mentoring practices and policies.
The Elements of Effective Mentoring Practice
MENTOR’s cornerstone publication, the Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring™, details research-informed and practitioner-approved Standards for creating and sustaining quality youth mentoring programs and impactful mentoring relationships. Supplements include LGBTQ, STEM and e-mentoring.
National Mentoring Resource Center
In 2013, the Department of Justice Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP) selected MENTOR to establish a national training and technical assistance center focused solely on mentoring. The NMRC builds on OJJDP’s history of leadership and investment in quality youth mentoring by harnessing the 25 years of experience brought by MENTOR. Models, learning hub, training and more. Searchable site.
Collaborative Mentoring Webinar Series
Free, high-quality, research-based webinars live or posted online and developed by the MENTOR Affiliates. Third Thursday 10:00 – 11:15 AM, Pacific 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM, Mountain 12:00 – 1:15 PM, Central 1:00 – 2:15 PM, Eastern
One MENTOR affiliate, MENTOR Colorado offers free technical assistance even for Oklahoma mentoring programs in addition to helpful resources including COVID-19 resources, webinars, and more.
Request Free Custom Technical Assistance
MENTOR Colorado past & future Virtual Coffees Notes
Request Custom Training & Consultation
MENTOR Nebraska offers mentoring and youth-serving organizations up to 50 hours per year of free training and consultation through the National Mentoring Resource Center. Some recent examples of our work with mentoring programs include:
- Social Emotional Learning training
- Recruiting BIPOC Mentors training
- Combatting White Saviorism training
- Development and revision of mentor training materials
- Analysis of mentor screening processes
- Analysis of match support processes In-depth evaluation planning
Partners for Youths with Disabilities (PYD)
Online disability inclusion trainings and coursework for nonprofits, businesses, professionals, and teachers. PYD offers much more, but this is useful.
Mentoring Central, Inc.
Mentoring Central offers a variety of training and evaluation packages, e.g., school-based mentoring training online for a nominal fee. Mentoring Central is a division of innovation Research & Training (iRT), a behavioral science research company that develops and evaluates cutting edge products and services—all designed to improve the lives of youth, families, organizations, and communities.