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Call Me MISTER

Description of Strategy

Call Me MISTER (acronym for Mentors Instructing Students Toward Effective Role Models), first developed at Clemson University, now operates on over 20 colleges in South Carolina, with national partner schools in nine other states. The project is designed to expand the pool of male teachers with diverse backgrounds. Participants, who are recruited from underserved, at-risk communities, receive financial aid to tuition; academic, social, and cultural support during their preparation; and assistance in obtaining employment after graduation.

Strategy Population

  • Community College
  • Students of color
  • Undergraduate

Strategy Type

  • Advising and mentoring
  • Financial assistance
  • SCTA and other clubs
  • Test prep assistance

Submitted

Strategy Created: 08/16/2022
Submitted by: Submitted by (name) Ken Futernick