Understanding Your Mentee

Smiling student with helpful tutor

Now that you and your mentee have been matched, the next challenge is to develop the relationship by getting to know your mentee. You should not allow preconceived notions or stereotypes to interfere with this process. You owe it to yourself and your mentee to learn about what makes them unique and special!

View these resources for valuable ways on developing a relationship with your mentee.

Getting to Know Your Mentee


40 Developmental Assets

Mentoring Youth in Foster Care