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Mentoring Academy | Fourth Session

Promoting Professional Development and Articulating Your Mentoring Philosophy and Plan

This is the fourth and final session of the fall series of the Mentoring Academy. This session will provide an opportunity to discuss best practices in Promoting Professional Development (Competency #7) and Mentoring Academy: Promoting Professional Development and Articulating Your Mentoring Philosophy and Plan (Competency #8) in mentoring relationships through interactive case studies. Mentoring Academy members, who are trained faculty recognized for their contributions to mentoring at the University of Pittsburgh, will facilitate the session. Participants can attend one Mentoring Academy session or choose to attend all sessions to complete and earn a credential for all eight competencies based on the National Research Mentoring Network curriculum.


  • Identify roles mentors play in the overall professional development of their mentees.
  • Develop a strategy for guiding professional development using a written document.
  • Initiate and sustain periodic conversations with mentees on professional goals and career development objectives and strategies.
  • Reflect on the Mentoring Academy experience and reflect upon any intended behavioral and philosophical changes across the mentoring competencies.
  • Articulate an approach for working with mentees in the future.


Registration for workshops is mandatory which ensures distribution of pre-workshop materials and maintain accurate attendance records.

Lunch will be provided. If you have any special accommodation needs, please contact

Friday, December 6 at 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

O'Hara Student Center, Dining Room
3900 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Event Registration Required

This event requires registration.