Excellent Tip For Prospective Mentors

Excellent Tip For Prospective Mentors

Excellent Tip For Prospective Mentors Excellent Tip For Prospective Mentors:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories speaks about his responsibilities within the interview process, and how important it is to consider the needs of a school before posting an opening for the position. Often times, candidates have great resumes but it is through interaction he learns […]

One Extremely Important Aspect to Consider to be a Successful Mentor

One Extremely Important Aspect to Consider to be a Successful Mentor

One Extremely Important Aspect to Consider to be a Successful Mentor One Extremely Important Aspect to Consider to be a Successful Mentor: Mentor and program director Michael Ivories shares the biggest challenge as a program director. We learn that in working in different schools, there will be different cultures. Michael stresses the importance of understanding the […]

How a Mentor’s Fatherless Childhood is an Inspiration to Others

How a Mentor’s Fatherless Childhood is an Inspiration to Others

How a Mentor’s Fatherless Childhood is an Inspiration to Others How a Mentor’s Fatherless Childhood is an Inspiration to Others: Mentor and program director Michael Ivories shares how similar stories between himself and the students inspire greatness amongst those he mentors. We can learn through Michael that although our role in offering assistance may seem small, […]

Why Bottling Your Emotions Can Lead to a Destructive Path

Why Bottling Your Emotions Can Lead to a Destructive Path

Why Bottling Your Emotions Can Lead to a Destructive Path Why Bottling Your Emotions Can Lead to a Destructive Path:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories speaks about the reoccurring thoughts of quitting in his profession. Michael strives to complete his projects to the extent of them running sufficiently, before he feels content with his decision […]

Why Being a Positive Male Figure is Essential as Program Director

Why Being a Positive Male Figure is Essential as Program Director

Why Being a Positive Male Figure is Essential as Program Director Why Being a Positive Male Figure is Essential as Program Director:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories speaks about the responsibilities of his position. Michael wears various hats as a mentor and program director, and tells us of the different kinds of programming he oversees. […]

How an Opportunity at Age 11 Influenced a Mentor to Pursue The Career

How an Opportunity at Age 11 Influenced a Mentor to Pursue The Career

How an Opportunity at Age 11 Influenced a Mentor to Pursue The Career How an Opportunity at Age 11 Influenced a Mentor to Pursue The Career:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories shares how he ended up in his career, when he initially didn’t go to school to work with children. Michael began coaching basketball at […]

Can Anarchy Teach Kids to Embrace Rules?

Can Anarchy Teach Kids to Embrace Rules?

Can Anarchy Teach Kids to Embrace Rules? Can Anarchy Teach Kids to Embrace Rules?: Mentor and program director Michael Ivories speaks about his best personal quality when it comes to working with kids. He believes the students appreciate his ability to be both firm and silly. Michael also shares that every kid wants rules, and tells […]

The Best Advice a Mentor Has Ever Given

The Best Advice a Mentor Has Ever Given

The Best Advice a Mentor Has Ever Given The Best Advice a Mentor Has Ever Given:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories shares the best advice he has ever given, as well as the advice he would have given to his 16-year-old self. He encourages his students simply to believe in themselves, as it is not […]

Why Interning in College Will Advance You in the Work Force

Why Interning in College Will Advance You in the Work Force

Why Interning in College Will Advance You in the Work Force Why Interning in College Will Advance You in the Work Force:Mentor and program director Michael Ivories offers advice on attending college, and landing a job thereafter. We are encouraged to seek out internships, as they greatly increase our chances of securing a job out […]

Mentor Shares The Importance of Developing Problem Solving Skills

Mentor Shares The Importance of Developing Problem Solving Skills

Mentor Shares The Importance of Developing Problem Solving Skills Mentor and program director Michael Ivories shares his experience on growing up in a single-family home, and how critical thinking allows him to be successful within his profession. Not only is being a problem solver very valuable when working with children, but also an asset in […]