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 Toward a Multidimensional Conceptual Framework for Understanding “Servingness” in Hispanic Serving Institutions (HSIs): A Synthesis of the Research

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.  This resource provides a systematic review of 148 journal articles and book chapters to better understand how researchers conceptualize the idea of servingness at HSIs. It also offers a multidimensional conceptual framework of...

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https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654319864591
View Resource Promoting Employability Skills

    This Stanford Research Institute (SRI) website showcases findings from a multi-year research project, Promoting the Development of STEM Tech Employability Skills: A Review of Practices and Needs in the ATE Community, led by SRI Education and funded by the National Science Foundation PI:  Louise Yarnall    CoPI:  Julie Reymold On the website are two resources of particular note: ...

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https://employabilityskills.org/
View Resource Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Resources for Hispanic and Latino Students

Not only does this web page from Marysville University provide information on scholarships and financial aid for Hispanic and Latino students, it also links to education statistics, and other helpful resources for HSI/Latinx students for STEM careers and degree programs. Keywords: Hispanic, Latino, Latinx, students, scholarships, Hispanic students, Latino students, Latinx students, financial...

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https://online.maryville.edu/blog/financial-aid-scholarships...
View Resource Engineering Inclusive Classrooms

    This collection of resources includes a presentation, webinar, handouts, audience participation, and references to additional relevant publications from a two-part series about engineering inclusive classrooms from the American Society of Engineering Educators (ASEE).  Educators will find this material helpful when they need improved awareness and strategies for cultivating a positive...

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https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B9qc1k5XgIXkNVhmYkRudG5tcX...
View Resource How ATE PIs at Hispanic Serving Institutions Engage Hispanic Students in Technician Programs

This recording from the 2019 ATE PI conference features three ATE PIs from Hispanic Serving Institutions who share their experiences in working with Hispanic students in their ATE projects.  This resource is useful to anyone who wants to learn about techniques for engaging Hispanic students in technician programs.   Diego Tibaquira, from Miami Dade College in Florida, discusses his...

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https://drive.google.com/open?id=1HJkiXfPl6gNzm9NKvmHlF08uaW...