Here are the things others are saying about Teach to Work:

“A clever idea… a person with decades of business experience mentors a student on a project the child devises, plans and implements.” Richard Eisenberg, Forbes. Read more.

Five out of five stars… The stories are uplifting and unlike the tales that you read about in some books, completely believable.” Charles Ashbacher, Top 50 Reviewer on Amazon, Author, Editor, Mathematician, Computer Programmer and Sometimes College Professor. Read more.

The project based mentoring Patty describes “is a missing link in our education system today between schools and businesses.” Martin Zwilling, Huffington Post. Read more.

“Impressively informative, thoughtful, thought provoking, practical, and inspirational… Teach to Work is a critically important and highly recommended addition to community and academic library collections.”  Midwest Book Review. Read more.

“On behalf of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, I applaud Patty’s work to elevate the private sector’s engagement in project-based mentoring with youth… Teach to Work is a valuable tool that can help support intergenerational relationships that prepare America’s students for 21st century jobs.David Shapiro, CEO of MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership.

“I have read every word of Patty’s book and am proud to say I will use many of the ideas that I learned from it.” Steve Mariotti, Founder of Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship.

“I distributed copies to various staff in our organization. We are a coaching and mentoring company. Your book is a great vehicle to continue that education.” Dennis Ratner, CEO of Hair Cuttery.

“Teach to Work is a compelling, must-read resource on being a mentor. Patty Alper writes brilliantly, with clarity and compassion for how project based mentoring has changed and will change millions of our youth… We want to make Alper’s book required reading.” Edie Fraser, CEO, STEMconnector/Million Women Mentors.


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