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Project Mission: Mentoring Through Technology to Promote Student Achievement

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Program evaluation shows e-mentoring is highly rewarding for students, educators, employers, and the community.

Benefits for Youth

  • Connections with a caring adult
  • Increased academic motivation
  • Better reading and writing skills
  • Better technology skills
  • Greater career awareness
  • Greater social competence and self-confidence

Benefits for Teachers and Schools

  • Teachers gain the support of caring adults in the education process
  • Schools form stronger relationships with employer-partners
  • Schools form closer relationships with community leaders
  • Schools demonstrate the capacity for innovation and leadership
  • Schools may find sources for additional computer equipment and special funding through community connections

Benefits for Employers and the Community

  • A motivated and skilled workforce
  • Employers engaged in the education process
  • Greater collaboration between service agencies and schools
  • Greater awareness of and enthusiasm for the potential contributions of people with disabilities within the community

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