• Columbus East High School - Senior Project
    East Olympian Torch


    Mentor Requirements

    R      Be an expert in the field with significant experience in the student’s selected topic;

    R      Be over 21 years of age, not the student’s peer;

    R      Boyfriends or girlfriends of students may not be their mentor--no matter the age of the boyfriend or girlfriend;

    R      Not a relative of the student;

    R      Be available for consultation with the student on a regular basis;

    R      Verify hours and student work completed on project.

    Mentoring Guidelines

    R      Act as a primary resource (be interviewed, provide information) for the student during the research paper phase;

    R      Suggest sources that the student can seek out for research;

    R      Share with the student any materials to which you have access that will help the student complete the paper or project;

    R      Meet with the student on a regular basis to check progress;

    R      Assist the student in establishing objectives and keeping a log of activities completed while meeting;

    R      Give the student practical experience in the area of the chosen topic;

    R      Listen to the student’s practice speech and offer appropriate feedback;

    R      Encourage the student to perform at maximum level.


    Remember – a mentor is a guide.
    It is not expected that you DO the project for the student, but GUIDE the student through the process.

Last Modified on June 25, 2009