Date of Award
Master of Arts in Education
school age care, training, mentorship
One of the many concerns we have heard from staff members who are new to the field is that they would like to work more closely with someone so that they can gain a better understanding of how to coordinate and implement a quality program. While many .training programs/modules are available with excellent resources to learn the basics, they do not necessarily provide the ongoing support needed for staff who find many more challenges after they have been through training. It is our belief that a School Age Care, SAC, mentor can assist SAC professionals by working side by side with them. The mentors would provide the support structure to professionals by building up their self- confidence and offering guidance.
Our goal in completing this project is to make available to SAC professionals and their organizations a better understanding of the benefits of mentoring and how to implement such a program.
Recommended CitationStephan, E. M., & Grant, S. (2001). Mentoring in the Field of School Age Care: The Key to Successful School Age Care Leadership (Thesis, Concordia University, St. Paul). Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.csp.edu/legacy-capstones_maed/67
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