CoPLA Faculty Mentoring Program is open to all faculty and instructors in CoPLA. The purpose of the program is to promote faculty development across the career life-cycle. The Partnership to Success program will provide a forum for discussion of topics important to faculty through one-on-one mentoring relationships.
For more information check out our blog for more details about the program and information on mentoring and how it could be right for you.
Some Evidence-Based Q&As for Formal Mentoring
1. What aspects of mentoring are important? Wanberg, Kammeyer-Mueller, and Marchese (2006) suggested that both psychosocial mentoring (e.g., friendship, role modeling, counseling, and acceptance) and career mentoring (e.g., sponsorship, coaching, protection, challenge, and exposure) are important components of a formal mentoring program. Psychosocial mentoring positively predicted mentees’ satisfaction with mentor and mentees’ job performance, and [...]
On the Real Value of Formal Faculty Mentoring Programs: Research Results — Cutting through the Hype and Hyperbole
A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could. – Unknown Formal mentoring programs have been associated with a number of positive outcomes such as: friendship, advice, networking, collegiality, feedback, improved skills, and career advancement. A meta-analysis of mentoring programs finds that compared to nonmentored individuals [...]
Partnership to Success: Mentoring & the New COPLA Faculty
If you are a typical new (or sort of new) faculty member, you may have some combination of the following needs: 1. Professional Development How to manage time, resolve conflicts, administer projects, teach efficiently and well, advise/supervise students, and make strategic decisions about service commitments. 2. Emotional Support As a new faculty member, you may [...]
INTRODUCING Partnership to Success: COPLA Faculty Mentoring Program
Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen, and a push in the right direction. – John Crosby I am pleased to announce the imminent launch of a new program designed specifically for COPLA faculty and instructors. The Partnership to Success: COPLA Faculty Mentoring program is a formal mentoring program in which a [...]