Since 1998, Education Northwest’s National Mentoring Center has provided training, technical assistance, research, and consultation to youth mentoring initiatives and programs throughout the United States. We specialize in supporting the design and implementation of large-scale mentoring efforts, focusing on training and other professional development opportunities for program staff. We have produced program manuals, evaluation tools, and other materials to support program implementation.
Education Northwest offers a variety of fee-based services to youth mentoring initiatives. Current and former clients include YouthBuild USA, the U.S. Department of Education, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, and several state mentoring partnerships. Services include:
Contact NMC Director Nicky Martin to learn more about our fee-based services.
We offer a wide variety of free, downloadable publications and training tools that can be used and adapted by any youth mentoring program. Visit the following categories for a complete listing of our available resources:
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