Tag Archives: QMAP

MPM Staff Spotlight: Nicki Patnaude

For many of you reading this blog post, you have had the great fortune of being in contact with Nicki Patnaude, MPM’s Development and Program Support Manager. Nicki brings a vibrant, lively spark to team MPM. She loves to meet … Continue reading

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CHANGE is the power to be BOLD. BOLD is the ability to LEAD.

Let me begin by saying Hello! and Happy New Year!  I am excited to be the new executive director for the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota (MPM) and I can assure you that I am not afraid to be BOLD and … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: Using Evaluation Data to Improve Programs

Throughout this year, we have been sharing findings gathered through the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP®) assessments of Minnesota mentoring programs during 2012. As we close out the year, we’re taking one last look at information that QMAP process has … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: Outcomes of Mentoring for Mentors

Findings from the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP®) process provide MPM with in-depth information about challenges that mentoring program staff face in balancing program development with managing the day-to-day program functions. From data gathered through QMAP assessments of Minnesota mentoring … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: Exit Interviews with Mentees

Findings from the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP) process offer MPM new information about challenges mentoring program staff face as they balance the pursuit of quality with managing the day-to-day functions of their program. From data gathered through QMAP assessments of Minnesota … Continue reading

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QMAP Resource Corner: Customer Service, Sales and Marketing – The Business of Mentor Recruitment

Recruitment of prospective mentors is a perennial challenge for mentoring programs – no matter what tactics you try, the balance of supply and demand seems to tip toward not having enough mentors to work with the youth you want to … Continue reading

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Field Testing the QMAP

As more Minnesota mentoring programs participate in evaluating and improving their implementation of best practices through the Quality Mentoring Assessment Path (QMAP®), MPM has fielded many requests from programs beyond our state about accessing the QMAP process. At the same … Continue reading

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