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Mentor Overview

Academics – Career Readiness – Student Life

Below are requirements for CCS Mentor Roles. Must…

  • Currently enrolled in any major/school on the TCNJ campus (graduate/undergraduate)
  • Be in good academic and financial standing
  • Adhere to the TCNJ Student Conduct, Title IX, Academic Integrity and AVI policies
  • Demonstrate upstanding social and academic skills
  • Show a willingness to support different types of mentoring experiences
  • Commit to arriving on time and to being prepared to engage with the student/employer/faculty
  • follow CCS communication policies/requirements based on mentoring role(s)
  • Attend trainings and meetings based mentoring role(s)
  • Commit to full semester support
  • Have a Current Drives License (only if applicable with mentor role)

Below are brief examples of CCS Mentoring Experiences. See the individual tabs for more details.

ACADEMIC: Support CCS students by providing access and guidance to college-level and CCS curriculum to students with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities. Academic mentors vary in day -to -day roles including: Student Academic Coach, CCS Course Teaching Assistant, and/or Group Study Elective Mentor. Mentors supporting this area will receive training, coaching and support from the CCS Academic Coordinator.

CAREER READINESS: Support CCS students at on campus field placements and/or off campus internships. Assist with task analysis, job related accommodations/modifications and social skills development. Mentors supporting this area will receive training, coaching and support from the CCS Vocational Coordinator.

STUDENT LIFE: Support CCS students in becoming part of TCNJ’s “fiber” through meaningful and active participation in clubs, organizations, recreational sports and all that embodies being a TCNJ Lion. Mentors supporting this area will receive training, coaching and support from the CCS Student Life Coordinator.

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