Make sure to include preparation for match closure. Consider the following: 1. Confirm that all matches wrap-up at the end of the school year; 2. Discuss what they may say to their mentee; 3. Talk about how they would like to celebrate their match; and 4. How are they feeling about saying goodbye and recognizing those natural feelings?
REMEMBER: check-in with the mentor about each of the Six Conditions but case-note only what's not working, is not meeting expectations, needs follow-up or is exceptional!
What activities have you been doing together each week? What were some of the highlights?
What did you enjoy most about your time together?
Were you both able to see each other every week?
Probe: Are you happy with how often you’ve seen your mentee?
What did you like about each other?
What are some of the changes have you noticed in your mentee since you first met and what do you see as their strengths?
How can we make the Mentoring program better for next year?
Finish this sentence: Having a Mentee was . . .