Intergenerational Relationships Benefit All — Dec. 2020

Intergenerational relationships between adolescents and older adults are a win-win. According to Rita Hitching, MTC Board Member and founder of Teenbrain, teenagers who have a relationship with an older caring adult demonstrate greater empathy and willingness to help others, have higher self-esteem, and are more positive in their outlook. And, older adults who interact with…

Mentor/Mentee Spotlight — Dec. 2020

Relationships matter in this time of joy and giving Jenny and Emily bonded instantly when they were matched two years ago. They immediately found that they had much in common –  a mutual interest in education, shared family birthdays, and a similar style. Initially Jenny wanted a mentor so she could try new things and…

Tutor Program Update — Dec. 2020

In a year of “differences,” we see one constant – helping students through challenges. We’ve all had challenges and MTC’s tutoring program is no exception as we navigate a new type of tutoring. We are grateful for the patience and perseverance of our new and existing tutors as we learn together how best to help…