How Can Educators Engage Businesses? Meet Purdue Polytechnic High School

Purdue University in Indiana recently launched a new venture: a charter polytechnic high school. And what I am most excited about is how they are incorporating local businesses every step of the way. The high school creates a pathway that is both educational and skills-oriented, and includes [...]

SAP Discusses Mentoring in a Digital Economy

I recently had the opportunity to interview Katie Morgan, SAP‘s Head of Corporate Social Responsibility in North America. Why do you mentor? From the corporate perspective please provide three reasons to mentor that impact you internally, and externally. 1.     Mentoring is one of the [...]

Jennifer Heflin Discusses Accenture’s Skills to Succeed Program

In doing research for Teach to Work, I interviewed numerous management-level decision-makers at corporations in order to find out what mentorship programs they had in place, and how those programs improved employee relations, corporate relations in the community, and their bottom line in [...]

Deborah Heiser, Ph.D., tells Patty Alper Why Mentoring Is Good for You

Deborah Heiser, Ph.D. is the Founder/CEO of the I.M.AGE Institute and The Mentor Project. She holds a degree in Applied Developmental Psychology with a specialty in redefining what being older looks and feels like. She has a 20-year track record of award winning research, presentations and [...]

What is the Trend with Corporate Partnerships? Read an Interview with the CEO of MENTOR.

Patty Alper Interviews David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership Patty: Could you comment on the interest from corporations in the mentoring field, particularly in the last several years? What have been your observations? David: The commitments to mentoring from the [...]

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