The Mentorship Program works to improve career, college, and military service readiness skills for high school seniors transitioning into these settings by supporting their academic achievement, self-esteem, and social competence. Our Board of Directors and Education Partners serve to assist graduating seniors in developing their character, social responsibilities, and their transition into life after high school.
12 September ~ Local School Board Trustees
Joshua Acevedo ~ El Paso ISD
Charlie Bustillos ~ Ysleta ISD
Orlando Flores ~ Fabens ISD
Paul Garcia ~ Socorro ISD
Arleen Parada ~ Clint ISD
10 October ~ Texas House Representative
Mary Gonzalez, Ph.D.
12 December ~ Texas State Board of Education
Donna Bahorich, Houston
Georgina C. Pérez, El Paso
10 April ~ Superintendent of Schools
Dra. Veronica Vijil ~ Fabens ISD
The benefits of Leadership Conferences:
Encouragement and support in striving for academic and professional excellence;
Development of knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary for successful completion of academic and professional goals;
Motivation to develop supportive relationships with peers, faculty, and staff personnel;
Positive relationships which promote and enhance Mentee self-confidence;
Development of leadership skills;
Identification of appropriate professional resources;
Formulating plans, goals, and strategies for personal and professional goals; and
Networking in today’s society.
Students who receive quality mentoring are more likely to set higher goals and achieve at higher levels, and are...
55% more likely to enroll in college
73% higher median income
78% more likely to volunteer regularly
90% are interested in becoming a mentor
130% more likely to hold leadership positions
52% less likely than their peers to skip a day of school
37% less likely to skip a class
The Mentorship Program serves to build lasting professional and personal networks.
Advice on balancing academic and professional responsibilities with personal goals
Guide our emerging professionals on their path to discovering their full potential
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The Rural Schools Education Program & Scholarship Foundation (RSEPSF) facilitates The Mentorship Program (TMP) for each year's graduating senior class. TMP facilitates leadership conferences, develops competitive college portfolios, awards scholarships, and more.
RSEPSF welcomes all students, families, community members, and organizations, regardless of income, political views, religious affiliations, and/or backgrounds. RSEPSF welcomes humans of all ages, races, physical abilities, sexual preferences, gender expressions, and gender identities.