Mentoring is just-in-time help, insight into issues, and the sharing of expertise, values, skills, and perspectives. Mentors function as a catalyst—an agent that provokes a reaction that might not otherwise have taken place or speeds up a reaction that might have taken place in the future.

Each of the EDUCAUSE Professional Pathways include Mentoring Toolkits that provide individuals and mentors an opportunity to identify strengths and gaps, then select activities to leverage those strengths and develop in select areas.

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