Continuing Education
MENTORING PROGRAM

The aim of this program is to train and provide overall guidance to potential mentors, to increase their effectiveness when they assist their mentees, and to be caring community members.

 

Mentoring Syllabus
Delivery Method

This is a fully online 14 week certificate mentor program. Content is available through Moodle course management system. Student will receive training regarding the use of Moodle prior to beginning of module 1.

Contact Information

The Mentoring Program will be administered by the Business Administration Department. All inquiries and applications should be communicated via mentoring@na.edu by email.

Modules/Sessions Equiv. Instruction hrs
Moodle Training (Week 1)
How to use Moodle and how to login Videos.
3
American Culture and Life (Week 2 – 3)
Teacher/Mentor student interaction; Duties / Responsibilities;
Language, Behavior, Time management;
Class (anger/disruption) management;
Awarding and punishment; Student Conduct Practices;
Safety with Youth; Engagement with parents or guardians.
6
Effective Mentoring (Week 4 – 5)
Understand mentoring & its application in today’s world;
Learn how to use mentoring in the development of other people;
Learn how to create, maintain & transition a mentoring relationship;
Master specific behaviors to maximize the impact of a mentoring relationship;
Learn which behaviors to stay away from in a mentoring relationship
6
Mentoring Styles (Week 7)
Effective approaches such as Developmental approach and Instrumental approach;
Incorporating effective mentoring styles into college and career Guidance
3
Academic Counseling (Week 8 – 9)
Help mentees develop college plans;
Set goals to achieve those plans;
Help with preparation for standardized tests or state exams.
6
Universal Moral Values (Week 11 – 12)
explore the basics of teaching moral values;
get exposed to sample activities on methods of teaching character;
Samples lessons on teaching moral values;
Ways to address moral issues and current youth problem;
Social-emotional Learning
6
Social Impact (Week 13 – 14)
Youngsters as the future “Social Capital Entrepreneurs”;
Idealism is the Nature of Youth; Future leaders.
Youth leadership skills; Better social impact generators;
Three-stage Renzulli Method and its applications / activities
6
Total Hours 36
Student workload expectation/Commitment

Student are given 1 webinar, 1 quiz/test and 1 discussion item each week based on the content shared ta Moodle. The student should expect to commit approximately 6 hours each week. Assignments are all preset and student should submit quiz and discussion items on a timely manner. No partial credit is given for late submissions.

Internship

After successfully completing the program, students are required to work 40hr in an environment (e.g. community or cultural center, week long camp etc.) under a supervisor with mentees to practice what they’ve learned.

Program Tuition

Total certificate program cost is $325 per 14 week program. Tuition is 100% refundable until first day of class and 50% refundable until end of first week.

 

Application Requirements
  1. Fill out application form available on website.
  2. Pay $50 application fee through our secure website (refundable for within 3 days upon receipt)
  3. Write and submit a letter of intent. State your career objectives and explain how you think the Mentor program will help you accomplish those stated goals.
  4. Submit a recommendation letter. This letter cannot be from an immediate family member. Letter can come from the student’s workshop supervisor.
Application Form
Application Fee
Program Fee

OUTLINE

Module 0: Week 1 | Aug 13 – 19, 2018 | Moodle Training
Module 1: Week 2 | Aug 20 – 26, 2018 | American Life and Culture
Module 1: Week 3 | Aug 27 – Sept 2, 2018 | American Life and Culture
Module 2: Week 4 | Sept 3 – 9, 2018 | Effective Mentoring
Module 2: Week 5 | Sept 10 – 16, 2018 | Effective Mentoring

Break : Week 6 | Sept 17 – 23, 2018
Module 3: Week 7 | Sept 24 – 30, 2018 | Mentoring Styles
Module 4: Week 8 | Oct 1 – 7, 2018 | Academic Counseling
Module 4: Week 9 | Oct 8 – 14, 2018 | Academic Counseling

Break : Week 10 | Oct 15 – 21, 2018
Module 5: Week 11 | Oct 22 – 28, 2018 | Universal Moral Values
Module 5: Week 12 | Oct 29 – Nov 4, 2018 | Universal Moral Values
Module 6: Week 13 | Nov 5 – 11, 2018 | Social Impact
Module 6: Week 14 | Nov 12 – 18, 2018 | Social Impact