As we wait for the proposed guidelines for returning to school in the fall, Seedling is preparing and will be ready to inform you of any additions or modifications to our mentoring model. In the meantime, you may be wondering; Will I keep the same
We recognize that everyone is being affected differently by current events. We have been prompted to significantly change how we live, we have postponed future plans, and many are simply rising to the challenge of trying to survive until normalcy can be felt again. No
Caregivers, mentees, and mentors have understood from the onset of the relationship that Seedling is a school-based program and that mentors have contact with the students only at school with one approved exception: the summer pen-pal program. This summer option traditionally involved writing letters from
In uncertain times, it’s easy for stress and anxiety to take over our emotions and color our daily interactions without us even recognizing that it’s happening. That’s why it’s important now more than ever to establish some healthy routines that allow us to check in
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 Information about schools restarting will be added here as we receive it. 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 Community Resources What You Can
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!