Monday, July 14, 2014

Mentors Recognized for Supporting, Encouraging Local Students

Stratford Star, July 10, 2014

"Seventy-seven members of the community volunteered as mentors for a student in the Stratford Public Schools during this past year, and they were recognized at the Board of Education’s monthly meeting June 21.

This year’s group brings to 355 the total number of mentors who have helped more than 500 students since the school-based program began here.

Diane Christiano, coordinator of career and technology education, describes the program, which runs in each Stratford public school, as arranging a structured relationship between a caring adult who listens attentively and a student who would benefit from positive support and encouragement from an adult role model." Read more

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