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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.

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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