Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:00 PM ~ 3:30 PM ET

American Student Assistance® (ASA) and MENTOR will be hosting a webinar on June 23rd 2:00-3:30 pm (EST) for a forum on youth workforce development and digital work-based learning during the age of COVID-19. 

Description

Learn how organizations, both big and small, are adjusting their programs to ensure youth have access to key workforce development programming this summer.  The two panels will talk about the shifts they have made from in-person to virtual experiences and share some best practices for those looking to implement digital work-based learning programming. 

Panel 1: Lessons from the Field (2:05-2:45 pm EST)
Hear best practices from organizations implementing virtual programs this summer, from those with experience with virtual youth workforce development, and some tech solutions that are making it possible. 

Panel 2: Lessons from Business (2:45-3:25 EST)
Best practices and solutions from organizations that are  sponsoring large scale internship programs and bringing together business stakeholders to find creative solutions  to a virtual work-place learning experience. 

Moderator(s)

MENTOR is the unifying champion for expanding quality youth mentoring relationships in the U.S. For more than 30 years, MENTOR has served  the mentoring field by providing a public voice; developing and delivering resources to mentoring programs nationwide; and promoting quality for mentoring through evidence-based standards, innovative research and essential tools. Together with our network of Affiliates across the country,  we engage with the private, public and nonprofit sectors to ensure that all youth have the support they need through mentoring relationships to  succeed at home, school and, ultimately, work. To learn more about MENTOR, visit: www.mentoring.org 

American Student Assistance® (ASA) is a national nonprofit committed to helping kids know themselves, know their options, and make informed  choices to achieve their education and career goals. ASA® has a 60-year legacy of working directly with students to increase their access to higher education. ASA has turned its experience into impactful solutions for students in grades 6-12 to help them pursue their dreams. To learn more  about ASA, visit www.asa.org/about-us