End of Year
June 19, 2018
Seedling
Planning for Closure

Planning for Closure

It’s that time of year, Mentor!  While it may seem early, now is the perfect time to start thinking about closure. The spring semester gets busy with testing and spring break, and May will be here before you know it. We encourage every mentor to plan a meaningful...

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2024 Seedling Summer Postcards Pen Pal Program

2024 Seedling Summer Postcards Pen Pal Program

Caregivers and mentees understand from the onset of the relationship that Seedling is a school-based program, therefore mentors have contact with the children only at school. There are two approved options for staying in contact through the summer: Summer Postcards...

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Mentors of High School Students

Mentors of High School Students

High School Mentors!  Check out our Summer edition of the Seedling High School Mentee Newsletter. We have also created a companion video for you to review and share with your mentee about the Summer Job Search!

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Ensuring Healthy Closure

Ensuring Healthy Closure

May has arrived and that means the end of the school year is just around the corner. While it may sound surprising, this is the perfect time to think about your fall plans and start closure discussions with your mentee. The great news is that the steps for closure are...

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Closure Activities

Closure Activities

For End of Year (or for Relationship Closure) There are many ways to say goodbye. If there is not something on this page that appeals to you, please feel free to reach out to your Mentor Director to brainstorm ideas. Create a Memory Book together your mentee can have...

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Taking A Break For The Summer

Taking A Break For The Summer

As the school year nears its end, you are wrapping up your visits and celebrating your mentoring relationship with your mentee.  Meanwhile, Seedling staff are already planning and readying a smooth transition for you to continue mentoring in September.  Are you...

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Will I Have the Same Mentee Next Year?

Will I Have the Same Mentee Next Year?

Will I have the same mentee next year? This is a question mentors ask us often at this time of year. The answer is absolutely! We do our best to keep matches together, as long as all parties wish to continue meeting. Even if a mentee moves to a new school, whether in...

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End of School Year FAQs

End of School Year FAQs

As spring comes to an end and the excitement of the summer begins to spark, we’re often met by a mix of emotions. We are eager to start looking at the possibilities of what the immediate future holds for ourselves and those we care about — including our mentees....

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Transitioning to Middle or High School? Let’s Go!

Transitioning to Middle or High School? Let’s Go!

Thinking about your mentee’s journey to their new school in the fall? Your 5th or 8th grade mentee might be too, as they will be entering middle school and high school in just a few short months. The idea might be both exciting and a little scary for each of you.  Our...

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Will I have the same mentee next school year?

Will I have the same mentee next school year?

As we wait for the proposed guidelines for returning to school in the fall, Seedling is preparing and will be ready to inform you of any additions or modifications to our mentoring model.  In the meantime, you may be wondering; Will I keep the same mentee next...

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