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H.E.A.R.T. Mentor Program

New Kent County Public Schools promotes positive community involvement through our mentor program, H.E.A.R.T.  H.E.A.R.T. (Helping Emotionally, Academically, Responsibly, Together), pairs adult volunteers from the community  providing support and guidance and encouragement with selected students from our middle and high school.  The goal is to create a culture of academics and personal success through positive relationships.  


H.E.A.R.T. Mentors

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The mentor is committed to expending the time and energy necessary to provide this support through weekly visits.  Mentors offer their guidance as patient, caring adults that transform a child into a responsible productive young adult.  The mentor does not take the place of a parent or teacher.  The mentor complements and enhances the efforts being made at home and school.

Mentor Requirements:

  • Complete an application packet
  • Annual criminal background check
  • Attend a three hour training session
  • Commit to a weekly 30-60 minute visit with a student

Mentor Application
Mentor Confidentiality Statement



H.E.A.R.T. Parents and Students

New Kent County Public Schools mentoring initiative in the middle and high school is called Helping Emotionally Academically Responsibly Together or H.E.A.R.T 


The purpose is to  promote positive community involvement into the school. HEART pairs adult volunteers from the community  providing support and guidance and encouragement with selected students from our schools.  The goal is to create a culture of academics and personal success through positive relationships.  Mentors offer their guidance as patient, caring adult with the goal to transform a child into a responsible productive young adult.  The mentor does not take the place of a  parent or teacher.  The mentor complements and enhances the efforts being made at home and school.

Student Mentee Application


Contact Information

If you feel that your child would benefit from the Mentor Program or you in interested in volunteering 30 minutes- one hour of your time weekly please contact your school’s counselor or one of the following:

Margaret Bryant M.Ed., Coordinator of Alternative Student Success
Email or 804-966-9650 ext. 3065

Dr. Dianne Pollard, Director of Student Services
Email 

Dr. Byron Bishop, Executive Director of Curriculum and Instruction
Email