Training and Services
The Center for Mentoring Excellence provides training to mentoring program coordinators, youth development professionals, mentors and mentees seeking to enhance their knowledge of mentoring. By staying in the forefront of best practices and cutting edge research in the mentoring community we provide quality training and resources that ensure mentoring programs are safe and successful. Currently, we provide in-person trainings and webinars throughout New York State.
Design and Manage a Quality Mentoring Program: Elements of Effective Practices
For youth development professionals interested in developing a mentoring program, this comprehensive session will provide the necessary tools and information to launch and sustain an effective youth mentoring program.
Friday Afternoon Series
These 2 hour workshops are hosted 6 times a year as a resource for program coordinators and youth development professionals to discuss key practices and elements that can support the youth they are working with.
We host a Breakfast Forum twice a year for an opportunity for mentoring program coordinators and youth development professionals to learn, mingle, and discuss. Each Forum focuses on the relevant and cutting-edge youth development issues and practices.
Our Program Development Directors are experts in the field of mentoring and youth development. As you navigate your training needs, our team will work with you to develop trainings that can support the development of program staff, mentors or parents engaged with your organization. For instance, we can develop trainings in the areas of youth engagement, goal setting, listening skills, and in many other topics, etc.