Empower Students & Improve Retention: Peer Mentoring Programs that Work
Live Webinar Recording
Recording Price: $199.00
(Includes Proprietary Materials)
Peer mentoring programs help your institution reduce costs and staff workload, create leadership and personal development opportunities for mentors and provide the support students need to succeed at college. How can you develop or update your peer mentoring program to make sure it is as strong as possible? Join us for a 60 minute webinar where you and your staff will discover:
Key components of a peer mentor program - All you need to know
Recruiting & selecting peer mentors - Criteria to establish
Training & orientation: How to best prepare students
Best assessment tools to determine the effectiveness of your program
Updating Your Peer Mentor Program: Keys For Success
Types of peer mentoring programs - Which is best for your college
Specific design features - What you must include in your program
How to help first generation, first year & minority students succeed
Mentor Program Development Plan: Identify Your Qualifications
Who is your ideal mentor - Upper classmen, GPA minimum & more
Training & orientation - Solutions for your mentors & mentees
Effective strategies to incentivize & engage your mentors
Keep Your Peer Mentor Program On Track: Tips for Your College
How to gauge student success & avoid common pitfalls
Getting others involved - Key collaborative partners on your campus
Best methods to promote & develop engagement, self-efficacy & motivation
Real life examples of ways to enhance your programs
Question & Answer Session - Have Your Peer Mentor Questions Answered
About The Speaker
Amy Golden is the Director of Strategic Initiatives at Arizona State University. Amy has worked in Student Affairs at three of the largest state institutions across the country over the last fifteen years (The University of Texas at Austin & The Ohio State University) before returning to her alma-mater Arizona State University.
Amy was charged with creating a large-scale, university-wide, one-on-one peer, faculty and staff mentoring program for the President Barack Obama Scholars Program which reaches upwards of 18,000 freshman students annually.
In addition to working with, developing and training the mentors for this particular effort, Amy is currently involved in a pilot program involving group mentoring with first generation students during the sophomore year.
Amy is a doctoral candidate in Higher Education: Leadership for Changing Times at Arizona State University. Her dissertation focuses is on first generation, Latinas persistence through the sophomore year at large, public institutions.
Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover important tools and solutions to build and organize effective peer mentor programs on your campus.