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What is TeamMates?

TeamMates is a school-based, one-to-one mentoring program co-founded by Dr. Tom and Nancy Osborne. The focus of the mentoring relationship is for an adult volunteer to help build a positive relationship with a student so as to help them reach their full potential.


85 percent of TeamMates mentees improved their attendance.

75 percent of TeamMates mentees had fewer behavioral incidents.

54 percent of TeamMates mentees saw an increase in their course performance.

97% of mentees say they trust their mentor

91% of mentees report a higher level of hope as a result of their mentor

81% of mentors report they return to their workplace feeling more engaged as a result of their mentoring time

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