Aspire Mentor Program

  • Aspire is a school-based mentoring program which provides enriching experiences through reciprocal relationships and opportunities for personal and academic success. It provides a variety of developmental experiences for matched mentoring pairs and designated groups. The primary goal of the relationships is life-long personal growth and development of individuals. Through the mentoring relationship, mentors have the opportunity to coach, guide and share experiences, knowledge, and skills which will contribute to the Mentee’s growth.

    Mentoring opportunities will vary according to the needs identified by participating schools. Mentoring relationships require time, commitment, and clear plans of action.

    The specific objectives of the program are to:

    • Facilitate positive student, adult, and peer relationships
    • Equip student with problem solving skills
    • Build self-confidence in students
    • Promote an attitude of success in achieving goals

Program Benefits

  • Mentee Benefits:

    • Increases academic and soft skills necessary to be productive in a variety of settings
    • Enhances and expands leadership abilities
    • Receives support and guidance with challenging situations
    • Connects with an adult invested in student success

    Mentor Benefits:

    • Invests in the future by actively engaging with SCPS students
    • Allows opportunities to share experiences which may assist students in obtaining their goals

Participation Criteria

  • To become a SCPS Aspire Mentor, you must have the following:

    • Passion and interest to invest in students realizing their dreams
    • Desire and commitment to building a highly effective relationship with students
    • Willingness to complete a background check in accordance with school board policy

Contact Us

  • For more information about the Aspire Mentor Program, please contact:

    Michelle Colbert, Executive Director of Human Resources

    Rene Daniels, Director of Communication & Community Engagement

    Brittney Shade, Communication & Community Engagement Assistant

Upcoming ASPIRE Orientation & Training Meetings