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Mentor Corner: Deb Montgomery in Duluth, MN

Mentor Corner: Deb Montgomery in Duluth, MN

Deb Montgomery is a full time Check & Connect mentor at Denfeld High School in Duluth, Minnesota. Deb is in her second year of working with Check & Connect in conjunction with the Minnesota Department of Education. She works with 32 students on her caseload, and has been an amazing addition to the Denfeld staff! … Continue reading

Mentor Corner: Emma Dixon in Seattle, Washington

Mentor Corner: Emma Dixon in Seattle, Washington

I recently interviewed Emma Dixon, an education specialist (aka Check & Connect mentor) at Treehouse, a Seattle-based nonprofit serving 7,000 children in foster care statewide (see more about Treehouse’s implementation of Check & Connect). The organization has been implementing Check & Connect since 2013 to help foster youth graduate from high school at the same … Continue reading

Mentor Corner: Keima Davis in Charlotte, NC

Mentor Corner: Keima Davis in Charlotte, NC

This month for Mentor Corner we bring you an interview with another passionate and skillful Check & Connect mentor, Keima Davis. Ms. Davis has worked for Communities In Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, North Carolina (CIS-Charlotte-Mecklenburg) on the Project L.I.F.T. (Leadership & Investment For Transformation) team. The Project L.I.F.T. team works in the Charlotte-Macklenburg Schools with a goal to change … Continue reading