Brevard Public Schools Recognizes January as National Mentoring Month
By Space Coast Daily // January 13, 2020
Take Stock in Children program holding a Mentor Appreciation Breakfast on January 29
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – Brevard Public Schools proudly joins the Florida Department of Education in recognizing January as National Mentoring Month.
In its 18th year, this nationwide initiative celebrates mentoring and the positive effects it can have on young lives.
In recognition of the month, the Brevard Schools Foundation’s Take Stock in Children program is holding a Mentor Appreciation Breakfast on Wednesday, January 29.
The Foundation will also be highlighting many of its current mentors and alumni who are now mentors throughout the month, honoring their selfless dedication, while thanking them for giving the gift of themselves to make a difference in a child’s life.
Currently, the TSIC program has some 214 mentors serving 239 active students in public middle and high schools across Brevard County Ages range from 25-85.
Mentors hail from a wide range of professional backgrounds including BPS teachers and staff, engineers, realtors, insurance agents, aircraft mechanics, fashion stylists, active duty and retired military, small business owners, college/university professors, pastors, public safety coordinators and many are retired professionals.