Waiting for Superman

The new film Waiting for Superman has created a national buzz around our educational system.  One of the solutions brought forward to keep kids in schools is mentoring. The Tehama County Mentoring Program has long recognized that mentors are an integral part of a community effort to support students, parents and teachers. Read about how the creators of Waiting for Superman have connected with Mentoring.org to connect more students with mentors across the country by clicking here.

If you would like to delve deeper into the discussion, check into this webinar on Tuesday, November 16 from 10-11:15 am. Panelists include: Marc Wheeler, mentoring expert and co-author of the recent Review of Three Recent Randomized Trials of School-Based Mentoring; Linda Stewart, Senior Vice President at MENTOR/The National Mentoring Partnership; Charles Velschow, Woodside High School (one of the schools featured in the film!); and Sarah Kremer, Program Director at Friends For Youth.

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