Tuesday, October 2, 2012

AT&T launches Aspire Mentoring Academy to mentor at risk high school students

aspire mentoring academy

AT&T has launched an education initiative, Aspire Mentoring Academy, that helps provide at risk U.S. high school students with resources and guidance. AT&T employees will mentor these students and help them stay in school and graduate.

Aspire Mentoring Academy will offer three different types of mentoring to students:

AT&T job shadow program
· Aspire Job Mentoring: Building on AT&T’s job shadow program, employees share life experiences and career advice through project-based activities during the workday.

Job Shadowing at AT&T
· Aspire Skills Mentoring: Employees share academic and life skills with students through self-planned or organized activities in schools and in the community.

AT&T Aspire Mentoring academy
· Aspire e-Mentoring: Utilizing technology, employees share math skills and its relevance in the real world through online mentoring, starting in a San Francisco Bay Area pilot program and expanding next year.

AT&T has also teamed up with education non-profit leaders such as Junior Achievement, We Teach Science and LEADto develop the program.

You can read more about the program and how to get involved here: http://www.att.com/gen/corporate-citizenship?pid=11547


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