The (Wo)Mentoring Program
Agnes Scott College
Collaborating with the Parenting Program and Frasier Child Development Center at Decatur High School, college students facilitate presentations on human rights, women’s studies, self-defense, and self-esteem during a parenting class for high school students and they organize “Visiting Days” during which the high school students spend time on the Agnes Scott campus.
Other activities include: after school tutoring, hospital and home visits, collecting needed items, and assisting high school seniors with college and vocational school applications.
Partners in Education
Students and faculty have worked with the Chamber of Commerce “Partners in Education” initiative to assist area schools.
Faculty and staff serve as mentors to high-need students through the United Way of Hall County agency, Center Point, a local mentor program.
Dr. Bill Ware
CEISMC Mentoring Program (CMP)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Georgia Tech students with strong science, math, technology, and/or engineering backgrounds help children develop skills in problem solving and critical thinking and assist teachers in making education exciting.
Program activities are Elementary Science Education Partners (ESEP) program, a partnership between CEISMC, Atlanta Public Schools, and seven other colleges and universities in metro Atlanta; and All Kids Count Tutoring program which sends Georgia Tech students to tutor 3rd to 5th-graders in Atlanta Public Schools.
Georgia State University
GSU places graduate school counseling interns in selected Grady Cluster Schools in the Atlanta Public Schools each school year.
Students conduct individual and small group counseling, classroom guidance, parent and teacher consultation, and coordinate other school-wide activities such as career fairs, peer mediation training, and Drug Awareness Week.
Proyecto Juventud (Project Youth)
Georgia State University
Faculty and students offer a multicultural mentoring program to students in DeKalb County schools, and study and work with immigrant youth and families to facilitate their psychological, social, and school adjustment.
Boys & Girls Clubs Volunteers
Undergraduate recipients of leadership scholarships from local lower income communities tutor 670 hours per year at the Boys & Girls Club in Macon.
Communities in Schools
Mercer’s Macon undergraduates volunteer to staff an after school, weekend, and summer study skills program.
FYS-X Tutoring Program
Approximately 130 Mercer University freshmen tutor one hour per week in Macon elementary schools.
Adams Scholars Program
Adams Scholar students each perform 350 hours of annual service in various aspects of mentoring and tutoring students in grades 1 to 12.
Bonner Scholars Program
Bonner Scholar students each perform 540 hours annually in various aspects of community service, with significant emphasis on mentoring and tutoring students in grades 1 to 12.
Help One Student To Succeed (HOSTS)
Morehouse students spend a minimum of three hours per week in one-on-one mentoring sessions with Stanton Elementary School students
Workbooks, prepared by directors of the HOSTS laboratory, are specifically designed for student needs at Stanton.
UPS Scholars Program
Morehouse students join other Atlanta University Center students to mentor and tutor 2nd, 3rd, and 5th-graders at Fickett Elementary School and Dean Rusk Elementary School.
Anne W. Watts
Atlanta in the Classroom
Offers Oglethorpe students the opportunity to explore “real world” applications of what they have learned in classes in all fields of study by working in local P-12 schools in various tutoring and classroom internship formats.
Rich Foundation Urban Leadership Program
Lynwood Park elementary and secondary students are tutored by Oglethorpe students in reading, math, and computer skills.
Part of Lynwood Park Community Project created to confront the problems of poverty and disrupted family structure within the neighborhood.
Youth and Community Leadership Assemblies
University of Georgia
Undergraduate Leadership Scholars work in small teams to design and deliver customized leadership assemblies to Georgia youth and community programs.
Youth programs include K-12 students. Projects include leadership development programs for junior and senior high school student body government and club officers, workshops on organizing community service events for K-12 students, and peer/buddy mentoring programs.
Dr. Melenie J. Lankau