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 Inclusion: Diversity, The New Workplace & The Will to Change

Note: This resource is not free to the public.   You may be able to purchase or download the full document via your institution's library or subscription services.  Embrace Diversity and Thrive As An Organization. In the rapidly changing business landscape, harnessing the power of diversity and inclusion is essential for the very viability and sustainability of every organization. Talent who...

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https://jenniferbrownspeaks.com/book/
View Resource Institutional Agents at a Hispanic Serving Institution: Using Social Capital to Empower Students

Note: This resource is not free to the public.   You may be able to purchase or download the full document via your institution's library or subscription services.  The researcher examined a Hispanic-Serving Institution to actively find ways to better "serve" their students. Guided by a theory framework, Stanton- Salazar's (2011) social capital framework, it looks at the institutional agents...

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0042085915623341
View Resource Decolonizing Hispanic Serving Institutions: A Framework for Organizing

Note: This resource is not free to the public.   You may be able to purchase or download the full document via your institution's library or subscription services. The researcher calls for all HSIs to recognize the effects of imperialism and the coloniality of the power that has subjugated Raza students within education. The term “Raza” is used instead of “Latina/o/x” or “Hispanic” to refer to...

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https://doi.org/10.1177/1538192717734289
View Resource Defined by Outcomes or Culture? Constructing an Organizational Identity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions

Note: This resource is not free to the public.   You may be able to purchase or download the full document via your institution's library or subscription services. From a cultural perspective, identity is constructed based on deeply held perceptions of the organization’s core values and beliefs. Through the lens of the researcher, participants described ‘‘who we are’’ based on indicators of a...

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/pdf/10.3102/0002831216669779...
View Resource Charting A Course for Success: America's Strategy for STEM Education

This 48-page document presents the Federal Government’s five-year strategic plan for STEM education, based on a vision for a future where all Americans will have lifelong access to high-quality STEM education and the United States will be the global leader in STEM literacy, innovation, and employment.  The plan includes an overall  vision for American STEM education, goals, and pathways to...

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