Gabbie worked to develop a three year curriculum for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa’s Workplace Mentoring Program for middle school students. The program matches a student (Littles) with a business professional (Bigs) to develop skills for success, build relationships and engage in career exploration.
Contacted Des Moines Public School officials to gain an understanding of the existing knowledge in the subject areas, identify the needs and gaps, and gather ideas for curriculum
Contacted other agencies for curriculum ideas and uspport
Drafted curriculum topics, timeline, guiding documents and content
Contacted and arranged potential guest facilitators
Reviewed curriculum with staff and adjusted based on feedback
125 youth throughout the year