The Power of Mentoring

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The Power of Mentoring Celebrate National Mentoring Month! January is National Mentoring Month. Launched in 2002, this national campaign raises awareness about mentoring and works to improve the lives of young people nationwide. We want to celebrate the hard work of all of our mentors and show why mentoring is such an important part of Summit Learning.

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Why Mentoring Matters

55% 1 in 3



Children don’t have a mentor outside of their family*

At-risk youth are 55% more likely to enroll in college if they have a mentor*

Students are also 52% less likely to skip a day of school *

Mentoring in Summit Learning Schools 2018

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457, 000

431,000 hours

student time


Summit Learning educators commit to giving over 431,000 hours of mentoring this year

That breaks down to 360 minutes per student

There have been over 457,000 mentor check-ins already this year

* Data from The Mentoring Effect in Real Life on