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Become a Mentor

Become an ATMP Mentor

What is an ATM Mentor?
A mentor with the Ascending to Men Project (ATMP) acts as a positive role model and advocate for students who need guidance and opportunities for educational, social, and professional growth.
Steps to Become a Mentor
  • STEP 1: Complete an ATMP Online Mentorship Application for the 2021-2022 school year (click here)
  • STEP 2: Complete the Volunteer in Public Schools (VIPS) online orientation training and complete the VIPS volunteer application for the 2020-2021 school year (click here). Please forward your VIPS approval email confirmation to ATMP@houstonisd.org 
  • STEP 3: Attend a mentor training session (Click here to register)
    Training Sessions are an interactive professional development course that provides mentors with the knowledge and tools they will need to have a successful mentoring relationship. Training sessions are 1 hour in length. Please keep in mind, all mentors MUST attend and complete one mentor training session per school year. 
  • STEP 4: Mentor a Student. Once you complete all the necessary steps, you are eligible to mentor a student. A program manager will contact you to schedule your first mentoring session.
Frequently Asked Questions
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