iCouldBe has partnered with SAP to create a new multi-year in-person mentoring curriculum. The first year of the curriculum was piloted in 2015-2016 and fully launched in the 2016-2017 school year, and this academic year we are delighted to launch the second year curriculum to schools in Boston, San Francisco, and Vancouver.
The new curriculum includes an orientation and nine activities focused on team-based mentoring. Professional mentors participate
with their teams in-person three times during the program, and on non-mentor days, one mentee per team takes a lead role to encourage peer mentoring and leadership skills.
The year one curriculum provides grounding in mentoring skills, self insight and career exploration. The year two curriculum guides mentees to create their own Public Service Announcement (PSA) about how their school and community can help students overcome a challenge.
The curriculum was developed by Madeline Giscombe with Wendy Siegelman and includes illustrations by Lisa Decker.
Here’s a quick overview of the new year two curriculum!