Washington State University is preparing to conduct a system wide pilot Virtual Staff Mentoring and Professional Development Program during the 2020–2021 academic year, beginning in October 2020 and running through May 2021.
To apply to be considered for the upcoming cohort, either as a mentee or mentor, please submit an application by 11:59 p.m. PST on Sept. 30, 2020.
With supervisory approval, the mentor/mentee program is available to all WSU staff. Supervisors are encouraged to allow staff members to participate in accordance with WSU’s BPPM 60.72 Release Time Policy.
Mentor: A mentor is a person who has professional and life experience and who voluntarily agrees to help a mentee develop skills, competencies, or goals. Put another way, a mentor is an advisor and role model who is willing to invest in the mentee’s personal growth and professional development.
Mentee: A mentee is someone who has identified a specific personal or