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Check & Connect

About This Resource

Check & Connect is a structured mentoring program centered around increasing student school engagement through relationship building, monitoring of disengagement warning signs and students' educational progress, interventions individualized to student needs, development of problem-solving skills, the encouragement of participation in extracurricular activities, and family engagement. A key factor in the Check & Connect model is the monitor or mentor, who is responsible for assessing levels of student engagement and for implementing basic and intensive interventions.

Crime Solutions from National Institute of Justice Registry

Rating: No Effects


National Dropout Prevention Center Registry

Rating: Strong Evidence


What Works Clearinghouse Registry

Rating: No Evidence


Cost Information


Who This Resource Is For


  • Dropout Prevention
  • Healthy Relationships
  • Mentoring
  • Support Tier: 

  • Tier 2
  • Age Range: 

  • Elementary
  • Middle
  • High
  • Language: 

  • English
  • Ethnicity: 

  • African American/Black
  • American Indian/Alaska Native
  • Asian
  • Hispanic/Latino
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander
  • White
  • Other
  • Community Type: 

  • Suburban
  • Urban