What is a FIRST Mentor

Walt Whitman Robotics Club mentors work with students from Walt Whitman high schools The mission of the mentoring program is to help develop the skills students need to make good life choices and to succeed personally and professionally through a program that both provides practical guidance on preparing for college and that develops strong, long term relationships and bonds of trust with mentors.

Why Mentor?

In this Video Participants from the Million Women Mentors Program talks about how a influential a STEM mentored activity can be for students.

As a Walt Whitman Robotics Club mentor, you’ll have the unique opportunity to positively influence the lives of students through personal growth, interpersonal development, and community involvement.

You’ll not only help students to define their project and competition development, but you’ll also enhance your own understanding of issues such as structures, technology, leadership, and the local education system.

Walt Whitman Robotics Club mentors are active spokespeople for the program. You’ll have the opportunity to spread the word about the program-related events and classes and help increase involvement. With your help, schools will benefit from increased student attitude and knowledge. Student organizations will see greater student awareness of their activities through increased attendance and involvement. You’ll be making a difference — all across Southern Maryland and beyond.

 

We are looking for a few more mentors, If you are interested please email us at admin@team1389.com

We Need a few mentors that have background in the following

  • java and or C++ coding
  • control system design
  • locational systems design
  • pneumatic systems
  • Web design
  • Tech writing
  • Graphics design
  • Fund raising
  • Video production
  • Animation
  • Journalism
  • Public relations

 

Click here to see the amazing people that have already signed up to make the next generation of students a little smarter

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