OnEdMentors Connect

Welcome to the OEMConnect Community

OnEdMentors Connect is a community that supports 1:1 self-directed mentorship experiences as professional learning to strengthen teacher efficacy and impact student achievement.

OnEdMentors Connect is open to educators around the world who want to contribute to a vibrant community of professional learning.

OnEdMentors Connect is:

  • On your side
  • On your schedule
  • On top of what matters to you in education

We believe that every teacher deserves the opportunity to connect with the mentors they need to evolve their pedagogy and feel better equipped to teach their learners.

Our vision is to promote professional learning, teacher well-being, and efficacy to impact student achievement through self-directed mentorship relationships.

Our mission is to cultivate personalized 1:1 self-directed mentorship experiences between education professionals.

MENTORS

Mentors are passionate educators who have expertise in one or more content areas. Mentors are interested in teaching and learning with others to contribute to their professional and personal growth.

What You Give

Mentors who register with OEMConnect are agreeing to be contacted by potential Mentees. If a mutually agreeable connection is made, Mentors connect with one or more Mentees to provide support as needed. Learn more…

OEMCONNECT MENTOR KIT 

What You Get

Mentors get the opportunity to:

  • build a relationship with a new learning partner
  • share knowledge and experiences in ways that will contribute to another educator’s personal and professional growth
  • learn from your Mentee
  • find inspiration and support

Registration

All members of the OEMConnect Community register as TEACHERS.

Your membership tag is OnEdMentor. When you register with Digital Human Library, you must include the membership tagOnEdMentor ‘ as one of your Areas of Expertise.

If you are already registered at Digital Human Library, log in and add the membership tag OnEdMentor to your profile as one of your Areas of Expertise.

Not ready to commit?

Contact us with your expression of interest and we will connect virtually to discuss the opportunity further and answer any questions you may have.

MENTEES

Mentees are passionate educators who have identified a learning need and would like to connect with a Mentor. Mentees are interested in learning and teaching with others for professional and personal growth.

What You Give

Mentees who register with OEMConnect are interested in connecting with potential Mentors for a conversation. If a mutually agreeable connection is made, Mentees connect with one or more Mentor(s) and prepare for the conversation. Learn more…

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OEMCONNECT MENTEE KIT 

What You Get

Mentees get the opportunity to:

  • build a relationship with a new learning partner
  • share knowledge and experiences in ways that will contribute to another educator’s personal and professional growth
  • learn from your Mentor
  • find inspiration and support

Registration

All members of the OEMConnect Community register as TEACHERS.

In order to gain access to the OEMConnect Community, you must register first.

If you are already registered at Digital Human Library, you are all set! Search the Community below, and then log in to contact your chosen Mentor.

SEARCH THE COMMUNITY

1. Browse our incredible community of OEMConnect Mentors below, using the search fields designed to help you find your ideal match.

2. When you find your match, click on the Link to dHL profile underneath the heading CONNECT on the mentor’s profile.

3. You will then be prompted to log in. Once logged in you will be redirected to the Mentor’s complete profile. You can now send that Mentor your introductory email by clicking on the purple email icon.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Please email one Mentor at a time and wait for a response prior to contacting another Mentor.

MEET THE MENTORS!

A special thank you goes out to Jen Giffen (Super Awesome Member of the Universe and Digital Literacy Consultant) for leading us through the creation of our first #AwesomeTable

Questions

We are happy to answer questions from anyone curious about OnEdMentors Connect. Questions submitted here will help us improve the OnEdMentors Connect experience for Mentees and Mentors, and help us build our FAQs page.


History of OnEdMentors Connect

OnEdMentors Connect (OEMConnect) began in 2019 as a collaborative inquiry into the impact of a 1:1 self-directed mentorship experience on professional learning and student achievement. Through a phased approach, we discovered that OEMConnect is a community that supports 1:1 self-directed mentorship experiences as professional learning to strengthen teacher efficacy and impact student achievement.

Our goal remains fostering responsive, reciprocal and non-hierarchical relationships between Mentors and Mentees and among the community at large.