Mentoring is defined as "patterned behaviors or processes whereby one person acts as the mentor to another or one group acts as the model and facilitator to another (Nicholls, 2002).
Specifically define what your chapter wants to accomplish with a mentoring program. Develop a purpose statement that describes:
- Why a mentoring program is important to the chapter
- Details about how a mentoring program will impact the chapter
- The goals that a mentoring program will meet
- The methods that will be used track program progress