GUIDING STUDENTS ON THEIR PATHS TO SUCCESS
Mentored Pathways connects students with business leaders who act as personal mentors, guiding students on their journey through school to a rewarding career. Since 1995, over 47,000 students throughout 11 countries have received support, encouragement and guidance from professionals in 22 countries. We serve students in K-12 and home school environments, as well as college and university settings.
Mentored Pathways combines the proven practice of mentoring with the speed and ease of electronic communication, enabling busy professionals to make significant contributions to the academic lives of students. Through mentoring by industry professionals, we help students develop the skills and foundation to pursue their interests successfully and operate at their potential.
Only industry professionals can provide the knowledge, long-term support,
and connections that students need for career success
David launched The International Telementor program in 1995, which became Mentored Pathways in 2016. Previously, David was a software developer for Hewlett- Packard. Through Mentored Pathways, David made it possible for more than 47,000 youth to receive academic mentoring support from hundreds of industry professionals worldwide, representing a variety of fields. David is a frequent speaker on the value of mentoring, as well as the school-to-work transition and purpose-driven education.
Kurt is the Executive Director of WorldMentor, a non-profit organization that merged with the International Telementor Program in 2016 to form Mentored Pathways. Passionate about improving the individual growth of others, Kurt has a 20-year background in mentoring, learning and development, customer feedback management, and enterprise sales. Kurt currently serves as a Small Business Development Center mentor to over a dozen startup companies in California and Colorado.
Ms. Teece is Founder and Chair of World Mentor, a global web-based mentoring program serving schools, companies and NGOs since 2006. She is Co-founder and co-director of Mentored Pathways, an important World Mentor program launched in 2016 in conjunction with our partner, formerly known as International Telementor Program. Ms. Teece also serves as President of the Teece Family Foundation, which focuses on supporting educational excellence in universities and high schools. She sits on the board of Cal Performances of the University of California Berkeley, on the Advisory Board of the Kravis Leadership Institute of Claremont McKenna College, and on the Advisory Council of Global Citizens Year. Ms Teece was formerly a Vice President with Wells Fargo & Company and with the venture firm Technology Funding, a Research Assistant at High Scope Educational Research Foundation in Ypsilanti, Michigan. She completed her MBA in finance at the Paul Ross School at the University of Michigan, filling a BA from the School if International Relations at USC.
MENTORED PATHWAYS VOLUNTEERS
Mentored Pathways is fortunate to have hundreds of teachers, students,
mentors and others who volunteer their time to improve the program and
share the results with new communities. We salute these contributors
who help continue to refine this program.