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Mentoring Programs

Federal Way Public Schools takes pride in offering an array of programs meticulously designed to empower scholars. FWPS invites community members to explore the possibility of becoming mentors in these programs. By stepping into this role, mentors have the chance to inspire scholars, aiding them in achieving their aspirations.

Mentor and Me Program

Spanning across secondary schools, this program embodies invaluable mentorship, nurturing scholars and guiding them toward setting and achieving their goals, laying the foundation for a promising future.

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Inspiring Girls Now in Technology Evolution (IGNITE) Program

Designed to increase the number of underrepresented diverse girls and non-binary scholars enrolled in STEM courses and Extended Learning Opportunities.
 

Construction Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Unlocking access to industry recognized credentials, free college credit and careers in the skills trades with the support of a variety of trades professionals.
 

INCUBATOR Entrepreneurship Program

Focuses on juniors and seniors interested in starting their own businesses with the support of community business mentors.
 

Youth Employment Support Network (YES Network) Program

Targeting scholars aged 16-18 facing barriers to employment, this program, aided by mentors, offers training, career exploration, and job opportunities, shaping a brighter future for participants.
 

Contact Information

Mentor & Me Program:

David Stone
Director of College and Career Readiness and CTE Program Director
dstone@fwps.org

Nicole Collopy
College and Career Readiness Facilitator Program Support
ncollopy@fwps.org 


IGNITE, PAP, INCUBATOR, and YES Network:

Charissa Eggleston
Facilitator of Innovative Programs and Partnerships
cegglest@fwps.org

Thank you to our 2023-24 community mentors for their invaluable mentorship, contribution to our programs, and for making a positive impact in the lives of scholars attending Federal Way Public Schools.