is to replace an empty
mind with an open one.
The Scholar Folio - synthesizes the doctoral program in
Educational Leadership and Accountability. My portfolio
presentation reviews the
significant theorists, authors and briefly discusses my plan of
action for my dissertation. My digital portfolio is a
multimedia representation of my coursework and experiences throughout
the program and as a result of the program .
University Department of Educational Leadership and
Accountability Reading List
Instruction, Organization, Governance,
Accountability (I.O.G.A.) Chart
initial portfolio defense has helped to define my dissertation
topic. I am very interested and excited about helping minority
students to become successful in school. Their success will be
critical as educated contributing members of society. I am
using The Jones - Zimmermann Academic Mentoring Model to approach my
study. The research tools and related literature reviews as
been extremely valuable in beginning my research on this topic.
Researching the success of mentor programs in Suffolk County for
minority students Kindergarten through twelfth grades .
Do mentoring programs
exist in Suffolk County for grade school students?
What type of success
do minority students do on standardized tests before and after
What type of programs
are being utilized in Suffolk County to mentor students?
Readings related to proposed topic:
Creating "turning points" in the lives
of youth residing in high-risk communities: Participation and
response to school-based mentoring and impact on academic
Hughes, Marcia M., Ph.D.
How high school mentoring and internship
programs prepare students for success after high school
Glading, Randall George,
Schools: An After-Hours Adventure--Professionals Mentoring
by Cavanagh, Sean
Check & Connect. What Works Clearinghouse Intervention Report
What Works Clearinghouse. 2277 Research Boulevard, MS 6M,
Rockville, MD 20850. Web site:
Mentoring Relationships from Early Adolescence through Emerging
Adulthood: A Qualitative Analysis
Authors: Liang, Belle; Spencer, Renee; Brogan, Deirdre; Corral,
Young Children: Impact on College Students
by Trepanier-Street, Mary
Matter? A Multidisciplinary Meta-Analysis Comparing Mentored and
Non Mentored Individuals
Eby, Lillian T.; Allen,
Tammy D.; Evans,
Sarah C.; Ng,
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