Second-Year Mentors

Winter 2019–Fall 2020

Please keep in mind that, due to COVID-19, most on-campus events have been shifted to online/virtual platforms or have been cancelled. However, the mentoring program will continue during 2020-21; participants must continue following campus protocols regarding social distancing and other safety practices.

Winter Quarter Suggested Activities:

  1. Attend one chapel together.
  2. Attend one FLO/ETM event together.
  3. Go off campus once: Get lunch! Invite another mentor group to join.
  • During informal meetings, use this time to discuss how adjustments are going and get to know one another.
  • During formal meetings, create conversations around the topic of the month or another topic of interest.

January topic: What goes into a pre-tenure file?

  1. Mentor Tea
  2. Two meetings
  • Meet formally and informally

February topic: Writing an internal faculty grant

  • Two meetings
    • Meet formally and informally

March topic: Bringing your Christian faith into your classes

  • Two meetings
    • Meet formally and informally

Spring Quarter Suggested Activities:

  1. Attend one chapel together.
  2. Attend one FLO/ETM event together.
  3. Go off campus once: Get lunch! Invite another mentor group to join.

April topic: Differences in teaching small and large groups

  • Two meetings
    • Meet formally and informally

May topic: Getting the average student engaged or making 8 a.m. classes useful

  • Two meetings
  1. Mentor Tea: End of year two celebration.
  2. Meet formally and attend tea.

Autumn Quarter Suggested Activities:

  1. Attend one chapel together.
  2. Attend one FLO/ETM event together.
  • Go off campus once: Get lunch! Invite another mentor group to join.

September / October topic: Ending your course strong in week 9 and 10

  • Two meetings
    • Meet formally and informally

November topic: Creating your pre-tenure file statements

  • Two meetings
    • Meet formally

December topic: Putting together a successful file

  • One meeting
    • Meet formally