For Mentors

My Mentor gets it! Because of my mentor, I am better prepared and more confident in the classroom and look forward to starting my career as a technology entrepreneur - BreakThru Student quote

NEW MENTOR PRIMER!! Click here for the Mentor Primer LiveBinder. LiveBinder is a new tool we are using to display and organize our material in a online binder format.

GSAA BreakThru mentors will provide students with access to year-round mentoring services through a variety of social media and within BreakThru's Mentoring Island on the Second Life virtual reality platform.

Mentors are being recruited during 2013 from among secondary teachers, advanced GSAA STEM students, graduate STEM students, STEM faculty, and project staff.


If you are interested in mentoring for the project, submit a mentoring application (or download the form (as a PDF document) and return it to us by fax or mail.

Mentor Learning Modules

We also provide a series of short training modules for mentors designed to develop mentoring skills.
Mentoring for BreakThru - What is a Mentor?
Mentoring for BreakThru - What is a Mentee?

Submit a Teacher Recommendation Form for High School Student

If you are a teacher who wants to recommend a high school student, please fill out this online recommendation form:Teacher Recommendation Form. Note that college students do not need a recommendation to join.

Current Mentors

New Mentor Lounge Now Open featuring mentor profiles, resources and an online Mentor Forum
If you signed up to be a mentor, please refer to our Mentor Welcome Packet for helpful tips and recommendations for getting started.
Download the Georgia BreakThru Mentor Primer for a in-depth description of the mentoring process.