Monthly archive July, 2013

Fred Hassan promotes ‘pull’ system for mentoring instead of ‘push’

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee Fred Hassan, chairman of Bausch & Lomb, offered good advice for mentors in an interview for the New York Times’s Corner Office. He was asked how he has been able to mentor employees who have gone on to become CEOs of other companies. Hassan: “I did a lot of...

PBS NewsHour highlights New Teacher Center’s success with new teachers

by Julie Dodd JEA Mentor Committee More than 300,000 veteran teachers nationally retired between 2004 and 2008. Nationally $7 billion is spent every year to recruit, hire and train new teachers. About 50 percent of all new teachers leave the profession within three to five years. All of these were statistics shared by reporter Ash-har...