Project Leader: JJ
Servent-Leaders Program was established to help foster
Servant-Leadership by teaching and mentoring area youth on
College Readiness Outreach Programs using iPod technology.
NetNet Scholarship Recipients use iPods to inform
middle-grades students about technology in education, and
encourage them to consider and plan on an education beyond
high school. The NelNet Servant Leaders work with middle
grades students in local schools who have been selected
because they may not be considering college as an option or
may have unrealistic expectations about career options and
the educations required to go into those careers.
The Servant Leaders explore middle grade student
aspirations in two ways: 1) by working as mentors with
students, and 2) conducting research into factors that
affect student aspirations. This includes comparing their
stories with those of the middle grades students and
examining the differences.
the iPods also serve as a mini "Career Center" that can be
taken to tutoring sessions where students can hear
individuals who work in the careers they are interested in
pursuing talking about what it takes to become a....