Category Archives: Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota

2016 Mentoring Caucus: Thank You!

On Wednesday, September 21st, MPM hosted the 2016 Mentoring Caucus, this year’s take on our more traditional conference (inspired by the election season)! To kick it off, Eric Mahmoud, Founder and CEO of the Harvest Network of Schools, spoke about … Continue reading

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NMRC and Your Program Explained: September 30th NMRC Deadline

There is one big question going around the MPM office this week, “How is it the middle of August already?!”. As your program thinks about the rest of 2016, keep in mind that all requests for the 2016 National Mentoring … Continue reading

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State of Mentoring Survey: Help MPM Record!

  The Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) is in the middle of collecting The State of Mentoring in Minnesota survey results. If you have not signed up for the survey please do so on MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership which … Continue reading

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“Kids are great and we should invest in them.” – Mentoring in the News

For this month’s “Mentoring in the News”, we wanted to highlight one our Expert Partners that received quite a bit of coverage in the news recently. While I was up north visiting family the first weekend of March, I noticed … Continue reading

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Staff Spotlight: MPM’s Director of Program Services, Carolyn Scherer

If you have completed an NMRC project lately, you have likely benefited from the wealth of knowledge Carolyn Scherer, MPM’s Director of Program Services, brings on the topic of quality mentoring practices. This Staff Spotlight gets to know our newest … Continue reading

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Mentoring in the News: Children and Youth Issues Briefing

On Thursday, February 18, three MPM staff attended the 2016 Children and Youth Issues Briefing hosted by the Start Early Funders Coalition.  The event brought together advocates, thought leaders and nonprofits from across that state to highlight the progress that … Continue reading

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Quality Corner: What Does Youth-Initiated Mentoring Mean for Mentoring Programs?

Only 4% of youth 8-18 had a formal mentor according to The Mentoring Effect. Most young people access mentorship through teachers, school counselors, coaches, and neighbors. Formal mentoring programs are unable to serve every child and may not reach every … Continue reading

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