Creative MentoringMaking a Difference, One Child at a Time
Watch our latest video to see just how important mentoring is for Delaware’s at-risk youth!
Creative Mentoring, a program of Connecting Generations, supports in-school mentoring programs in New Castle, Kent, and Sussex counties of Delaware. We provide the standard in mentor training to in-school volunteers, as well as help schools design and implement quality in-school mentoring programs.
So, How Does Mentoring Work?
Research shows that a strong mentoring relationship can be one of the most important relationships in a child’s development. Mentoring helps children achieve success in school and life by helping to build self-esteem, self-confidence, interpersonal communication skills, social values, aspirations, and school engagement. Through personal, one-on-one time in schools, mentors work with students to develop their unique qualities and to reach their full potential.
We Always Need Mentors!
The Creative Mentoring program has grown enormously. In 1996, there were 60 mentors in 9 schools. Today, we have over 1500 active mentors working in 94 schools throughout Delaware to help at-risk youth. And our mentors are producing results!
Despite our growth, there are still not enough mentors to go around. There are over 50,000 students from low income homes enrolled in Delaware public schools. Our goal is to match a mentor to every child wishing for one! Please consider becoming a mentor and help change a child’s life. We believe it will change yours too.
You can mentor anywhere there is a Creative Mentoring program. Connecting Generations is the only organization in Delaware providing free, regularly scheduled mentor training to any adult who wishes to mentor a Delaware school-aged child.