Patty Alper: Teach to Work: A Project Based Mentorship Program

Patty Alper Joins me on the Show

Patty Alper is a board member of both the Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship (NFTE) and US2020, the White House initiative to build mentorship in STEM careers. Drawn from her 15 years of mentoring inner-city high-school students, her proven Project Based Mentorship model provides an intuitive and scalable way to transform education inside high schools, community colleges, universities, and after-school programs. She is also the author of the new book TEACH TO WORK: How a Mentor, a Mentee, and a Project Can Close the Skills Gap in America (Taylor & Francis; 2017).

Patty Alper Show Highlights

  • The perceptions of the skills gap
  • What can be done with the skills gap?
  • Whose responsibility is it?
  • What is this new culture of innovation?
  • Can corporations align better with schools?
  • What would a partnership look like?
  • Google’s culture of innovation
  • How can we best prepare kids for the future?
  • Examples of projects that students have completed
  • Where to find mentors
Patty Alper Mentorhip Program

Patty Alper Resources

PATTY ALPER Kids for the Future

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