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2006 PAESMEM Position Paper

The 2005 PAESMEM awardees collaborated with a number of previous awardees on a white paper that encouraged various STEM funding agencies to implement policies and programs that focus on mentoring. The report's title is: "Mentoring for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Workforce Development and Lifelong Productivity: Success across the K through Grey Continuum."

As stated in the Executive Summary, “The strength of the scientific discovery and technological innovation enterprise is always built upon a foundation of mentoring.”

2014 National Mentoring Month Google+ Hangout with PAESMEM recipients

During National Mentoring Month, NSF sponsored a Google+ Hangout on STEM mentoring. Maria Zacharias interviewed several PAESMEM recipients, as well as Fae Jencks, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and NSF Assistant Director Joan Ferrini-Mundy, who leads the Education and Human Resources directorate.

2016 Alumni Meeting Materials

The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), with sponsorship from the National Science Foundation (NSF), will convene alumni of the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) and alumni of the AAAS Lifetime Mentor Awards in a three-day event addressing “New Directions for Inclusive STEM Education and Career Mentoring.” 

 

2017 STEM Mentors Alumni Meeting Materials

2017 STEM Mentors Meeting
Theme: STEM Mentoring 2030: Emerging Strategies for Inclusion
April 5-7, 2017

Alumni Meeting 2017 Program

Photo Slideshow

Presentations, including:

Self-Efficacy and Career Intention Changes Among Mentored Research Students by Anthony Carpi, PhD

Agenda For 2015 PAESMEM Recognition Program

The 2015 Recognition Program, held in Washington DC, honors the 15 2012-2013 PAESMEM recipients. The 4-day gathering includes activities at the White House, at the Office of Science and Technology Poilicy (OSTP), and at NSF.

The attached file provides a list of the recipients, as well as a schedule of events.

Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring

An "online source for sharing new findings and ideas about youth mentoring.  The goal of the Chronicle is to encourage active dialogue around evidence-based practice in youth mentoring in ways that improve the practice of youth mentoring."

Defining Attributes and Metrics of Effective Research Mentoring Relationships (April 2016)

Despite evidence of mentoring’s importance in training researchers, studies to date have not yet determined which mentoring relationships have the most impact and what specific factors in those mentoring relationships contribute to key outcomes, such as the commitment to and persistence in research career paths for emerging researchers from diverse populations.

DIVERSITY PERSPECTIVES: A Collection of Opinion Articles on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By the year 2020, minority students will account for 45% of the nation’s public high school graduates, up from 38% in 2009. For many colleges,this rapid growth confirms the urgency of planning for the next generation of diverse students. This limited edition collection of Chronicle opinion pieces provides multiple perspectives across higher education on some of the challenges surrounding diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Ecological Society of America SEEDS program

SEEDS - Strategies for Ecology Education, Diversity and Sustainability

SEEDS is the flagship education program of the Ecological Society of America. SEEDS received the PAESMEM award in 2006. Its mission is to diversify and advance the ecology profession through opportunities that stimulate and nurture the interest of underrepresented students to participate and  lead in ecology.

Entering Mentoring: A Seminar to Train a New Generation of Scientists

"The goal of the seminar outlined in this manual is to accelerate the process of learning to be a mentor. The seminar provides mentors with an intellectual framework to guide them, an opportunity to experiment with various methods, and a forum in which to solve mentoring dilemmas with the help of their peers. Discussing mentoring issues during the seminar provides every men- tor with experience—direct or indirect—working with diverse students, tackling a range of mentoring challenges, and considering a myriad of possible solutions."