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HHS Mentoring Program Documentation

  1. HHS Mentoring Program Handbook
  2. Appendix A: Mentoring Agreement
  3. Appendix B: 6-month Progress Report: Mentee Feedback
  4. Appendix C: 6-month Progress Report: Mentor Feedback
  5. Appendix D: Individual Development Plan (IDP) Template
  6. Appendix E: 1-year Program Evaluation: Mentee Feedback
  7. Appendix F: 1- year Program Evaluation: Mentor Feedback
  8. Appendix G: Program Checklist
  9. Appendix H: Leadership Competency Definitions
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OPM Competencies Model

Best Practices Report - Mentoring

Recommended Reading

Disclaimer: The following resources have not been produced by HHS, but they may be useful in the development of mentoring programs and the creation of effective mentoring relationships.


  1. Alred, Geof (et al). The Mentoring Pocketbook. Management Pocketbooks: 1998.
  2. Clutterbuck, David. Everyone Needs a Mentor : Fostering Talent in Your Organization. 4th edition. Institute of Personnel & Development: 2004.
  3. Cohen, Norman H. The Manager’s Pocket Guide to Effective Mentoring. HRD Press. Amherst : 1999.
  4. Cohen, Norman H. The Mentee’s Guide to Mentoring. HRD Press. Amherst : 1999.
  5. Ensher, Ellen A, and Murphy, Susan E. Power Mentoring: How Successful Mentors and Protégés Get the Most Out of Their Relationships. J Wiley and Sons, Inc: 2005.
  6. Goleman, Daniel. Social Intelligence: The New Science of Human Relationships. Bantam Books: 2006.
  7. Bell , Chip R. Managers as Mentors: Building Partnerships for Learning. Berrett-Koehler Publishers, Inc. 2002.
  8. Lacey, Kathy. Making Mentoring Happen: A Simple and Effective Guide to Implementing a Successful Mentoring Program. Allen & Unwin: 2000.
  9. Linderberger, Judith and Zachary, Lois. Tips for Developing a Mentoring Program. American Society for Training and Development. The Lindenberger Group, LLC: 2007.
  10. Murray, Margo. Beyond the Myths and Magic of Mentoring: How to Facilitate an Effective Mentoring Relationship.  Jossey-Bass, Inc. San Francisco : 2001.
  11. Principles of Adult Mentoring Inventory. Cohen, Norman H. HRD Press. Amherst : 1999.
  12. Pegg, Mike. The Art of Mentoring. Management Books 2000 Ltd: 1998.
  13. The Mentees Self Assessment. Perrone-Ambrose Associates, Inc.: 2000.
  14. Stone, Florence . The Mentoring Advantage:  Creating the Next Generation of Leaders.  Dearborn Trade Publishing. Chicago : 2004.
  15. Walters, Jamie. “Seven Tips for Finding a Great Mentor .” April, 2001.
  16. Zachary, Louis J. The Mentor’s Guide: Facilitating Effective Learning Relationships. Jossey-Bass, Inc. San Francisco : 2000.

Last revised: 9/1/2016

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