Fostering leadership potential and entrée into the broader institutional culture through mentoring relationships with current leaders was noted by both faculty and administrators...as an important component of leadership development.
~ Pagotto & Cooper (2003)
Following a recent needs assessment by the ELI Working Group, Queen's stakeholders value the development of self and others with mentorship being the most preferred leadership development strategy.
ELI Mentorship paves the way for classroom observations and on-going relationships with mentors allowing the participants to further enhance their leadership skills within and beyond the classroom.
The mentors are more experienced and/or award-winning faculty members across the Queen's University. Mentors' time commitment to mentoring is very limited to at least one meeting with a mentee; following a classroom observation.
Mentorship is open to ELI program participants who:
The ELI mentorship provides an opportunity for mentees to: