This new 3-page document provides UF/IFAS Extension faculty serving as formal mentors with information about the three primary functions of a mentor and guidance on how to perform those functions using a mentor calendar. Written by Amy Harder and Savanna Turner and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Agricultural Education and Communication.
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