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Some Useful Resources for Mentors:

Posted on January 1, 2015

Each issue of the newsletter highlights a few web sites, publications, or other resources that have recently been posted to In some cases, these may be publications by members of the PAESMEM community. If you have a recent publication related to mentoring, we encourage you to contact us, or better yet, post information under the appropriate working group on!!

The New Journal of Student Research (Abstracts)  -- Since 1995, CSU Northridge, under the direction of 2007 PAESMEM awardee, Steven Oppenheimer, has been publishing a journal dedicated to showcasing the results of research by K-12 students. It is a valuable resource, serving as a potential model for other programs. It has just recently become publicly available on the web. To learn more about this unique journal, check out this article in CSUN Today,

California MESA's Recent Activities -- California's Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement Program (MESA) (a PAESMEM awardee in 2000) is one of the largest academic preparation STEM programs in the country and supports over 28,000 educationally disadvantaged students in middle school, high school, community college and four-year colleges, so they can graduate with STEM degrees. Many of MESA's initiatives involve partnerships with industry.