Mentoring Sessions in FDL School District
"It is easier to build strong children, than to repair broken men"
There was a need and Ebony Vision answered the call!
We have been ask by principals to facilitate mentoring sessions and to provide mentors in some of the schools for our African American male students. There are 2-components that we have added to our main mentoring program (Men of Vision):
Mission: By going to where the students are to give impactful guidance to meet their needs to ensure success in school and in the community.
Objective: To be a point of contact, conquer cultural barriers and to assist in the education and well being of African American males while in school.
Outcome: Improve student's self esteem, decline referrals, close the disproportionate gaps.
IMentoring Programs we create monthly themes that are Thought provoking discussions on topics like accountability, leadership, how to be advocate for yourself and others topics.
Schools that have completed mentoring programs
Theisen Middle School-Tiger Vision
Fondy High School-Cardinal Vision
Current program at Parkside Elementary School-Panther Vision (we recently added African American girls)
Every Monday 11:15am-11:55am
4th and 5th grades
The Dream Team are African American Men that go into the schools to build relationships with the students during recess. Engaging them by playing basketball, conversations about life issues or concerns that they may have.
The Dream Team has mentored to students K-8th grade.
Once a week, 2-4 times a month
During recess 35-45 minutes
Chegwin Elementary School
Parkside Elementary School
Pier Elementary School
Sabish Middle School
Woodworth Middle School
If you would like more information about our mentoring programs please contact us.
Parkside Panther Vision
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