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Mentors share experiences working with local program


January 30, 2020

The TeamMates program always appreciates the adult mentors for giving time to be there for students in our communities. January is National Mentoring Month and a time we especially want to recognize and express our gratitude to them.

Mentors understand their role is to be dependable, engaged, authentic and tuned in to the needs of the mentee. Studies show that mentees benefit from meeting with an extra encouraging adult, but what do mentors get out of the experience?

Several Clearwater-Orchard mentors share their thoughts.

Kate Watson

When I was asked about mentoring, the first thought...

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