Center for Faculty Innovation

The Many Kinds of Peer Mentoring

Wed, 20 Sep 2023 9:00 AM - Thu, 21 Sep 2023 3:30 PM

This session invites participants to connect their own experiences as mentors and mentees with the literature on faculty support through mentoring networks by reflecting on the different ways in which mentors can support their mentees. This is followed by a discussion of good and bad practices in different mentoring roles.

This workshop is particularly designed for New Faculty Academy mentors but open to all faculty. Especially, first-time NFA mentors are encouraged to participate.

Event Date(s) & Time(s):

  • Wednesday, 9/20, 9-10:30am (Online - Zoom)*
  • Thursday, 9/21, 2-3:30pm (In-Person) - Location: Rose 5211
*The Zoom link is provided with either the registration confirmation or reminder email (sent 24 hours prior to the event date).


Program Outcomes - Participants will make progress towards:

  • Developing and fostering productive mentoring and networking relationships
  • Reflecting on their personal way of mentoring as well as their strengths and growth areas as mento

Attendance & Registration Information

Our programs are intended for JMU faculty or staff only! If you are a student or administrator and would like to attend please email with your request.

CREATE ACCOUNT/LOG IN: The registration link (below) will direct you to the CFI Program Registration site (this is a new process from last year - JMU DUO isn't required). If this is your first time visiting the registration page this semester, you will need to create a new account using your JMU email ( Be sure to clear your browser cache/cookies upon each visit to the registration page.


  • The current programs should auto-populate on your screen after creating your account of the mandatory forms. However, to view the programs any time afterwards, when you log in click on "Add to Cart" from the bullet list under the Registration on the Dashboard. Anything already added to your cart appears under "MY CART."
    • Select the program and specific date you would like to attend 


Register by: Registration is open; however, we recommended registering the day before to ensure participation confirmation and any online meeting link information is received.


If you find that you are unable to attend a scheduled event prior to the registration deadline, please return to your "CFI Program Account" and cancel your registration. If it is after the event registration deadline, please email as early as possible.

CFI programs will be canceled automatically if JMU is closed for inclement weather.

We want this program to be welcoming, accessible, and inclusive for all of our participants. Please describe any considerations or accommodations (e.g., dietary, disability, wellness, cultural, etc.) you want us to know about in your account profile. You may also reach out to us at or (540) 568-4846.

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