True2U Program: For Mentors
Questions? Contact Molly at 216-812-8700 or by email.
True2U to the Rescue!
What is True2U?
Developmentally, eighth grade students are exploring issues of personal identity and discovering their unique interests, attributes and skills. Educationally, they are preparing to select from a portfolio of specialized high schools that will set them on the path to post-secondary education and a career of their choice.
Research shows that students are at highest risk of dropping out of school between the eighth and tenth grades. True2U is positioned to mobilize an extensive caring network of school and community resources to help youth acknowledge their strengths, develop personal and career goals, preserve innate optimism, and stay on the path to graduation and a fulfilling future.
Who Leads True2U?
How Will True2U Work?
What is the Curriculum?
How Do I Become a Mentor?
Click here for a copy of the background screening qualifications.
Click Here To Download the True2U Mentor Application
What Happens After Application Submission?
Once the interview is completed, selected candidates will be referred to Neighborhood Leadership Institute for a background check.
If a candidate meets meets our program qualifications for mentors, they are scheduled to attend a training session. During the year-long program, mentors receive 10 to 12 hours of training to provide them the tools they need to be successful as a mentor.
1st Training Session
- Wednesday, August 17, 2016
- Thursday, August 25, 2016
During the Orientation, mentors will be notified of their team partner, receive their school assignment, and be required to register for their 2nd Training Session.
2nd Training Session
- Tuesday, September 13, 2016or
- Wednesday, September 14, 2016
3rd Training Session
- Thursday, November 3, 2016or
- Friday, November 4, 2016
4th Training Session
In addition, from August to May, mentors are asked to participate in three-hour (9am-12pm) advisory groups at their assigned schools to be published prior to the start of the school year.
Remember These Dates!
Mark Your Calendar!
Join us for the True2U Kickoff Event on Thursday, September 15, and Friday, September 16, 2016!
Save the Date!
True2U Year-End Celebration will be held on Thursday, May 11, and Friday, May 12, 2017