Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Area Talents To Be Tutors.(Schools)

Byline: Jennifer Archibeque Journal Staff Writer

* East Mountain High expands programs using volunteers to coach and mentor students

A geophysicist, a doctor and a retired Wall Street analyst were among those who signed up Tuesday to tutor or mentor East Mountain High School students.

The charter school's education committee hosted an informational breakfast to boost its tutoring program and start a mentorship program. About 24 people, mostly retired and from various professions, attended the session at the high school in Sandia Park.

Principal Steve Kelley gave prospective tutors and mentors an overview of the programs while they ate breakfast burritos prepared by the education committee. …

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