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Peer Group Connection (PGC) Information Session for Pennsylvania Schools

This session will be held at Thomas A. Edison High School (151 West Luzerne Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140). You can register for this session at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/EdisonHighSchool.

PGC Information Sessions provide an opportunity for educators to see the  school-based peer-to-peer mentoring program structure, share best practices, experience outreach activities led by PGC peer leaders, and provide an opportunity to speak with experienced PGC faculty advisors, administrators, and students.

 Participants will ...

  • Learn proven practices that help create greater youth voice and leadership

  • Identify the critical components that contribute to successful implementation of school-based peer mentoring

  • Explore impact data of peer mentoring in improving social-emotional learning, school culture and safety through reduced discipline referrals and chronic absenteeism

  • Witness peer mentoring in action through activities facilitated by peer  leaders