The intended purpose of this document is to provide a resource for schools that want to implement a mentoring program for all children and youth who could benefit from being involved in a mentoring relationship. The information in this resource provides:
- An overview of program types, possible models and the characteristics of mentoring relationships in schools.
- A strategy outline for planning a formal mentoring program.
- The identification of community networks and resources to support school initiatives.
- Resources for further investigation of mentoring programs in the school environment.