Welcome to Mentor-Connect’s Resource Library. The purpose of this library is to provide a comprehensive, interactive collection of resources that can be utilized by STEM faculty, administrators, grant writers, mentors, mentees, etc. to further serve the goal of Mentor-Connect to advance technician education and leadership development by supporting potential, current, and former grantees of the NSF ATE program.

The library contains print resources, webinars, and links to other helpful sites. Users will find the most current grant proposal guides and updates from the NSF, webinars conducted by Mentor-Connect for all aspects of grant writing, sample documents provided by former and current grantees, and a large supply of informational articles.

These resources are provided free of charge for non-commercial purposes only. Each resource contains a record with its sharing permissions. The resources that are in the public domain may be used without restriction. The resources marked “Attribution—Non-commercial—Share Alike” may be used non-commercially as they are or changed by the user, as long as the user credits the author and licenses new creations under the identical terms. Resources marked “Unknown” were provided to Mentor-Connect without an existing fair use statement. Please contact these providers whenever possible to determine permissions.

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View Resource Webinar: NSF ATE Program Funding Opportunities & Mentor-Connect Orientation 2018

This hour-and-a-half webinar features personnel from both the NSF ATE program and the Mentor-Connect program.  The webinar offers an overview of both programs and of the grant proposal process.  Information includes recent changes to grant proposal guidelines, including budget size and eligibility to submit a grant. Accompanying the webinar are the webinar slides in pdf format and the handout for...

View Resource Excelencia in Education

Excelencia in Education is an organization that is dedicated to supporting the success of Latino students.  Excelencia focuses on improving the college completion rate and the number of degrees earned among Latinos.  Excelencia seeks to create a network of professionals dedicated to Latino student success.  

View Resource ESCALA

ESCALA (Spanish for "striving") is a consortium of higher education consultants from the Southwest.  ESCALA works with Hispanic-serving institutions (HSI's) to improve the graduation and retention rates of Hispanic students.  ESCALA focuses on faculty development and remedial program evaluation.  ESCALA consultants specialize in working with STEM faculty.

View Resource NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program

The purpose of the NCCHC Leadership Fellows Program is to address the under-representation of Hispanic leaders in American community colleges. The Leadership Fellows program includes seminars, career plan preparation, and mentoring.

View Resource National Community College Hispanic Council

The NCCHC was created to aid in the advancement of Hispanics in leadership positions in community colleges across the USA.  The council provides professional development opportunities such as the annual Leadership Symposium and the Leadership Fellows Program.