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Round Rock ISD Student Mentoring Program

Mentors MATTER 

  • YOU will positively impact a student’s life
  • YOU contribute to your community. Pay it forward!
  • You and your mentee will gain self-development and personal growth 
  • Help a student develop skills to be successful in college and career

Round Rock ISD Needs Mentors!

We have more than 400 students, Pre-K through grade 12, that are in need of a mentor. 
Your mentorship can make a significant difference in the life of a student. Volunteer today!

Students who have a mentor*...

    • Have better attendance
    • Show improved attitudes toward school
    • Gain confidence and abilities to make positive life choices

*Research/Reference:

Bruce, Mary. Bridgeland, John. “The Mentoring Effect”.  2014. 

Herrera, Carla. DuBois, David L. Grossman, Jean. “The Role of Risk”. 2013

Getting together with your mentee

  • Meet your student mentee virtually for 30 minutes a week, during the official school year.
  • Virtual mentoring allows you to meet your student online from anywhere. 
  • You’re building a relationship: Share your interests, experience and wisdom. Build skills for success. Support student growth toward personal goals. Celebrate their success!

4 easy steps to become a mentor!

  1. Complete the volunteer online application and required annual background check. VOLUNTEER APPLICATION
  2. Check either NEW or RETURNING mentor on section four of the volunteer ap
  3. Complete virtual training modules and agreements
  4. Begin mentoring with student match
Mentoring Matters Newsletter
Mentor Resources

RETURNING Mentor Training Sign-Up

Activities

25 Alternatives to “Good Job”

Mentoring with Habits of Mind

FAQ’s

 

 

Parent/Mentee Resources

Parent Permission Form-coming soon!

Refer a Mentee

Parent/Guardian Video-coming soon!

Mentee Video-coming soon!

FAQ

 

Contact:

Rebekah Van Ryn

Coordinator, Student Support and Mentoring

rebekah_vanryn@roundrockisd.org

512-464-5195

 

Mentors serve an integral role in Round Rock ISD by serving our students’ social and emotional needs. Thank you for donating your time and energy to ensure our students have a positive and encouraging influence in their lives.

Dr. Steve Flores

Superintendent of Schools

“You have no idea the joy they bring to my life. I am thankful to be a part of their lives.”

Marcia H.

Mentor, grades, 3 and 6