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Program Engagement - Summary Dashboard
The primary purpose of the Summary Dashboard of the Program Engagement Tableau workbook is to provide program leadership with a broad understanding of pair online and in-person behavior.  Essentially, this should be the first stop to gain insig...
Program Engagement - Case Managers Dashboard
The primary purpose of the Case Manager Dashboard of the Program Engagement Tableau workbook is to provide case managers (i.e., Program Managers, Match Support Specialists, etc.) with a summary of their pairs' online and in-person engagement. &n...
Program Engagement - Cohort and Class Dashboard
The primary purpose of the Cohort and Class Dashboard of the Program Engagement Tableau workbook is to provide case managers (i.e., Program Managers, Match Support Specialists, etc.) with detailed information regarding pairs' online and in-perso...
Program Engagement - Mentees and Mentors Dashboard
The primary purpose of the Mentees and Mentors Dashboard of the Program Engagement Tableau workbook is to provide case managers (i.e., Program Managers, Match Support Specialists, etc.) with detailed information regarding pairs' online engagemen...
Strategy - Leveraging Success With One Cohort in Another
Analysis conducted by the Research and Evaluation team has shown that, on average, online engagement decreases throughout the years (i.e., Sophomores engage at lower rates than Freshman, and so on).  While this is often the case, ther...
Strategy - Leveraging Engagement Data With School Partners
Often, the factors leading to a decrease in online engagement are outside of the case manager's control.  For example, students may suddenly start to be pulled from iMentor sessions by other teachers at the school to address credit def...
Strategy - Create Quick Focus Lists Using Pair-Level Data
Time is a valuable commodity for staff responsible for supporting pairs.  When it comes to determining which pairs need the most support, developing quick and easy ways to create focus lists is an essential skill.  Doing so ensures that th...
Strategy - Identifying Class-Level Trends
Engagement in iMentor programming is often talked about in the silo of above and below the targeted benchmark.  While the ultimate goal is to get all pairs above the individual benchmark, the effort this involves requires a deeper understanding...
Strategy - Incentives Using Data
"The healthiest competition occurs when average people win by putting above average effort." - Colin Powell Over time, incentive strategies that involve classes competing with one another or even a class competing to improve internally h...
The Program Year in Data (Detail) - Fall
The beginning of each program year, commonly referred to as Site Start Up (SSU), is a busy time for stakeholders across the implementation team.  Among the myriad responsibilities of SSU are high integrity data collection and establishing healt...
The Program Year in Data (Detail) - Winter
Each winter marks the transition from program launch (Site Start Up) to full on implementation.  During the period between January and April, implementation leadership should be focused on fostering high levels of pair engagement and lever...
The Program Year in Data (Detail) - Spring
As the program year winds down, implementation staff find themselves in another busy season, inclusive of several data related initiatives.  During the period between April and July, implementation leadership should continue their focus o...
Impact Report Template
Use this fully-editable template to pull key highlights from your mid-year and end-of-year reports or program year data and create an impact report that you can share with funders, school partners and other stakeholders.  ...
S.T.E.V.E. Pro-Tip: Leveraging Success in One Cohort With Another
Analysis conducted by the Research and Evaluation team has shown that, typically, online engagement decreases throughout the years (i.e., Sophomores engage at lower rates than Freshman, and so on).  While this is often the case, there...
S.T.E.V.E. Pro-Tip: Getting the Biggest Bang for Your Buck
Time is a valuable commodity for staff responsible for supporting pairs.  When it comes to determining which pairs need the most support, developing quick and easy ways to create focus lists is an essential skill.  Doing so ensur...
Leveraging Data from Assessments
Data from online unit quizzes can be used for more than just understanding student learning. There are opportunities for class-wide remediation, pair support, incentives, and strengthening school partnerships. Below are a few examples of how program...
S.T.E.V.E. Pro-Tip: Early Pair Online Engagement Intervention
Pairs need to consistently engage with one another via the weekly online lessons in order to establish a strong personal relationship and work toward the mentee developing the knowledge, skills and mindsets necessary for college success with their m...
Leveraging Mentee and Mentor Survey Data
With sizable caseloads Program Managers (PMs) should constantly be seeking out ways to focus their support efforts so that pairs are receiving timely and relevant support in developing a strong personal relationship that can be leveraged to help men...
S.T.E.V.E. Pro-Tip: Creating Focus Lists Using Pair Meeting Data
Since 2013, iMentor's Research and Evaluation team has explored the connection between the strength of pairs' relationships and how often they engage with one another over the last several years.  You can read more about how S.T.E.V.E...
S.T.E.V.E. Detail - Why Can't I See My Pairs in S.T.E.V.E.?
S.T.E.V.E. only represents program engagement (i.e., online and in-person meetings) and mentee/mentor touch point data for matched pairs that have closed at least one lesson together.  If you have navigated to S.T.E.V.E. and can't locate ...