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Spring 2017 Mentoring Program (Grades 1 & 2)

Registration Deadline 02/06/2017

Children and adolescents in the 1st-12th grades are paired one-on-one or in small groups with Harvard undergraduate students who make learning exciting by creating hands-on activities tailored to individual interests, and serve as college-age role models.  By supporting creativity, curiosity, validating questions and instilling the skills to search for answers, our undergraduate Mentors encourage youth to develop strong self-identities as enthusiastic learners.  The Mentoring Program seeks to break down traditional walls between subjects by incorporating visual art, music and technology into writing, math, science and public speaking.  

1st-2nd graders may enroll in hands-on science.

Mentoring is a 10-week long program. Mentoring sessions take place once a week, 50-minutes in length and are offered Monday through Thursday at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., or 6 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE:  Harvard Ed Portal membership is required for participation.  Membership eligibility is restricted to residents of Allston-Brighton or students who attend the Gardner Pilot Academy.  For membership information:

Para asistencia en espanol, por favor visite o llame al Harvard Ed Portal: 617-496-5022, 224 Western Ave., Allston.

Online registration for this program is currently closed/unavailable. Please contact Harvard Ed Portal for further information.