University of Minnesota
Check & Connect Student Engagement Intervention | Institute on Community Integration
Institute on Community Integration CEHD

Photo of mentor with student, representing Check & Connect Student Engagement Intervention.

Mentor Training Agenda

Day One

  1. Welcome and Introductions       
  2. The Check & Connect Model of Student Engagement
  3. Mentoring as a Check & Connect Mentor
    1. Check & Connect mentor competencies and characteristics
    2. Role of a Check & Connect mentor
  4. Who Are the Mentees?
  5. Implementing Check & Connect
    1. Referral and intake process
    2. Introducing Check & Connect to students and families
    3. Building relationships with mentees

Day Two

  1. Day One Review & Questions
  2. Implementing Check & Connect
    1. Check - The mentor's role in systematic monitoring of data
    2. Connect - The mentor's role in providing personalized, data-based interventions
  3. Case Management
  4. Engaging with Families
  5. Communicating with Teachers and School Staff
  6. Reflection and Next Steps
  7. Questions/Evaluation

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