Monthly archive May, 2012

Mentoring Monday: Skills taught in high school media classes can ‘pay off’ in students’ financial independence

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair North Carolina mentor Martha Rockwell brings to our attention an article that appeared earlier this year in USA Today — Liberal arts education lends edge in down economy. The article discussed the results of a survey that compared employment figures with standardized test scores that evaluate a student’s...

Mentoring Monday: Mentor Forum at JEA/NSPA convention in Seattle provides ideas, information sharing and fun for mentors

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentoring Committee co-chair A special part of each JEA/NSPA convention is the Mentor Forum. The forum is a day-long program for the members of the JEA Mentoring Program. These photos from JEA Mentor Committee member Judy Robinson share some of the experiences for the mentors from the Seattle convention, April 2012....