Program Partners

Iowa Mentor Program Partners

Iowa Mentor program partners are mentoring programs that have demonstrated their commitment to quality program practices. Becoming a program partner connects you to the Iowa Mentor, the statewide champion for mentoring and an affiliate of MENTOR National. We strive to support and expand the network of quality mentoring programs that help build brighter futures for children and youth in Iowa.

Certified Program Partner

Designated as a program committed to providing quality programming grounded in the Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM(EEP) and dedicated to continuous improvement through the National Quality Mentoring System (NQMS).

Requirements

  1. Participation in NQMS review every three years
  2. Registration with the Mentoring Connector, updated annually
  3. Completion of Iowa Mentor annual report
  4. Acknowledgement of Iowa Mentor affiliation in program materials

Benefits

  • Training and Technical Assistance
    • Iowa Mentor conferences and trainings
    • Priority for National Mentoring Resrouce Center no cost technical assistance
    • Monthly webinars
    • Access to resources only available to organizations connected to a MENTOR affiliate
  • Networking: Regional and statewide networking opportunities
  • Referrals: Priority for Iowa Mentor website referrals and Mentoring Connector referrals
  • Advocacy: State and federal advocacy for mentoring support
  • Background Checks: Access through Iowa Department of Criminal Investigation
  • Funding: Priority for state funding opportunities
  • Mentor Recognition: Excellence in Mentoring Award nominations and Governor mentor recognition certificates

Program Partner

Designated as a program committed to providing quality programming grounded in the Elements of Effective Practice for MentoringTM.

Requirements

  1. Registration with the Mentoring Connector, updated annually
  2. Completion of Iowa Mentor annual survey

Benefits

  • Training and Technical Assistance
    • Iowa Mentor conferences and trainings
    • National Mentoring Resource Center no cost technical assistance
    • Monthly webinars
  • Networking: Regional and statewide networking opportunities
  • Referrals: Iowa Mentor website and Mentoring Connector referrals
  • Advocacy: State and federal advocacy for mentoring support
  • Mentor Recognition: Excellence in Mentoring Award eligibility

 

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT BECOMING A PROGRAM PARTNER:   Email: mentor@IowaEDA.com

 

 


 

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