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Mentoring

The goal of the mentoring program is to provide support resources outside the classroom to help students achieve their educational and personal goals, and improve student retention and graduation rates.

Students are paired with faculty, staff and administrators for support while making the transition to college life. The mentoring program offers the following opportunities.

Trident Technical College African American Male Leadership Institute (AAMLI)

The African American Male Leadership Institute is committed to developing leadership potential, as well as promoting academic success and personal achievement among African American males enrolled at TTC. Specifically, AAMLI exists to develop valuable leadership qualities including personal awareness, self-discipline, accountability and professionalism.

Important Mentoring Links

South Carolina Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement

Call Me MISTER (Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models)

Call Me MISTER is a program designed to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background, particularly among the state's lowest performing elementary schools. Student participants are largely selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.