Monday, January 30, 2012

School mentoring program expands

Reminder News (Windsor, CT) January 27, 2012

"The most precious gift anyone can give to another person is their attention. Today’s Smartphones, tablets and electronic social networking run serious interference with face-to-face communication, which most of us need and some need more than others. So when Mike Greenwood, the coordinator of Windsor Public Schools’ mentoring program, says there are no special characteristics needed to be a mentor – other than a willingness to share your time with a child – he says it all.
'All you have to be is willing to participate, show up every week and sit with a child, listen and engage in conversation about things you have in common – like sports, arts and crafts, movies or TV – just to demonstrate that you care,' said Greenwood." Read More

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