International ACAC Mentor Year Program

 

About Program Information  Roles Application Process

 

Mentor Year Program Infomercial

  

ABOUT

The mission of the Mentor Year Program is to provide a formal mentorship program where members build relationships with members in support of their professional development.

The International ACAC Mentor Year Program provides a small, familiar community for professionals seeking growth through mentorship. Through 1:1 Mentee/Mentor relationships, regular participant meetings, and monthly committee updates, Mentees will build their skill-set, knowledge base, and resources for their own personal and professional development and for the benefit of the student populations that they serve.

 

Program Requirements/Information

  • Required Orientation Sessions - one for Mentors (late Aug.), one for Mentees (late Aug.), and one for the All Group Kick-Off (early Sept.)

  • 1:1 Mentor/Mentee Relationship - requires at least 1x monthly (ideally 2x) check-ins (can be accomplished by using various modes of communication)  

  • All group meetings with Mentors, Mentees, and Committee) will be held in September, November, February, and June 

  • Mentors and Mentees will also receive a monthly email from the Committee - providing timely resources/topics, drawing attention to upcoming International ACAC events/webinars, and providing well-being check-ins. 

  • Mentees are suggested to have 0 - 3 years of experience in the professional industry and a member of International ACAC for 1+ year  
  • Mentors are suggested to have 5+ years of experience in the profession and a member of International ACAC for 2+ years

Program Roles: please find the Mentor and Mentee roles here.


Application Process 

Mentors and Mentees are encouraged to apply to the annual Mentor Year Program by following the listed application dates and deadlines. Given that this is the inaugural year (2021-22), we do not have an exact number of designated Mentors, but do hope to aim for approximately 45 Mentor and Mentee pairs this year. We aim to equally represent parts of the globe/time zones as well as enlist an equal number of participants from secondary schools, universities and independent educational consultants. 

The 2021-22 application will remain open from July 1st - 31st; Mentors and Mentees will be notified in the first two weeks of August if they have been accepted into the program. More details will be given in the applications, but you must plan to attend 2 Orientation sessions (one in late August, one in early September) and monthly 1:1 meetings with your Mentor/Mentee thereafter. The Committee will hold an additional three All-Group meetings in December, February, and June, and attendance is expected for these events, too.

 

 

Applications

Applications are now closed.    

If you have any questions, please contact the Mentor Year Program Committee at [email protected]