Component 1: The WYSE National Network
Ensure that mentors understand the WYSE organization and how the WYSE branch works.
Component 2: Why WYSE?
Ensure that mentors understand the WYSE mission and the WYSE national network.
Component 3: The Role of a WYSE Mentor
Ensure that mentors understand what it means to be a good mentor, and that mentors understand their place in their mentee’s lives as a mentor.
Component 4: Working with Adolescent Girls
Ensure that mentors understand what lies behind the mentality of adolescent girls, and recognize difference of age as a factor in decision making and attitude.
Component 5: Diversity and Cultural Awareness
Ensure that mentors are educated on their privilege as a college mentor, or privilege concerning race, class, and/or sexual orientation. Mentors must be sensitive to differences in backgrounds with their mentees, and behave accordingly.
Component 6: Accountability and Expectations
Ensure that mentors understand and are committed to achieving what will be required of them during the upcoming year.