Thursday, January 23, 2014

Consider Mentoring

The Bank Roll, January 22, 2014

"Think quickly, who has been a significant influence in your life? I can guess that besides a parent there was a teacher, coach or other adult who helped you formulate what to do, how to do something or just listened and encouraged you to seek your goals. I can also guess that you felt good about that memory, and that that memory came from your youth.
Today there are thousands and thousands of children in the elementary, middle and high schools that good use a coach, a teacher about life choices and a trusted adult to just listen. These children are rich and poor, majority and minority, inner city and urban and from single parent and dual parent families. In other words, there are kids out there on the brink of success that need another adult to help influence their lives in a positive way." Read More

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