Whether your match is ending for the school year or closing permanently, providing a positive sense of closure is vitally important. Each school year around this time, we encourage mentors to begin discussions about reconnecting in the fall or conversations about closure of the match.
With Seedling’s temporary communication policies in place, mentors will soon have the opportunity to communicate with their mentee in a safe and intentional way. As the COVID-19 pandemic alters our everyday lives, your mentee may have questions or have daunting fears. While there is no
COVID-19 School Cancellations In accordance with Governor Abbott's declaration on social distancing, all Texas schools are closed through May 3rd. Our students are being supported through their districts at this time. School districts are providing instructional and nutritional resources for students, families, and communities. COVID-19
Mindset describes the way people view ability and talent. In her research and work on the mindset of psychological traits, Psychologist Carol S. Dweck identified 2 types of mindsets, fixed and growth. People with a fixed mindset believed their intelligence and abilities cannot be altered in a meaningful
Join us online April 24-28, 2020. Seedling's annual Fab Five event is a week-long online celebration. Help raise money for Central Texas children from the comfort of your own couch. Visit https:one.bidpal.net/fabfive2020/welcome for more information.
Be a fundraising champion for Seedling during Amplify Austin, March 5th and 6th, for a chance to win 2 FREE tickets to our Austin's Fab Five gala! Visit Seedling’s Amplify Austin profile page here and click the “Fundraise” button to set up your fundraising page today!
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Parental Incarceration is one of ten traumatic experiences that can happen in childhood that scientists and doctors have labeled as Adverse Childhood Experiences or ACEs. Experiencing ACEs in childhood can lead to permanent impacts on physical and emotional health and quality of life. Research tells
Describe your relationship with your mentee. Would you say it's fun? Positive? Rewarding? What about developmental? The Search Institute describes developmental relationships as “close connections through which young people discover who they are, cultivate abilities to shape their own lives, and learn how to engage
Whether you have a question or just need to brainstorm some mentoring ideas with us, Seedling has you covered. We want you to rest assured that you are not alone on the mentoring journey, so every Seedling Mentor is assigned a Mentor Director. In addition,