Columbus East High School - Senior Project
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.
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.