Becoming an IAM4kids Affiliate

steve edited 2Educators, caregivers, and therapists all point to mentoring being the single most effective strategy for getting students on track for success.

I work with Faith-communities and Schools to establish mentoring programs that work. (Go to WORKSHOPS for list of specific workshops on how to develop a collaborative mentoring program between faith-community and schools, a teacher led mentoring program, or a student-to-student mentoring program, or a church based mentoring program).

For the past 11 years, I have been able to unite multiple Faith Communities and Schools  and trained hundreds of community volunteer mentors that have made a real difference in the lives of the kids in the Lawrence County, TN school system. Now, we are expanding with the vision of developing IAM4kids affiliates across the United States.

Helping the Faith Community and School System Develop a collaborative mentoring program 

Below are excerpts from our IAM4kids PROGRAM GUIDE that will guide your faith- community on how to launch, implement and sustain a productive mentoring program.



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Character Award in 2007 for my volunteer work with the local Alternative School. Afterwards I was asked to create a county-wide mentoring program.



The influence and collaboration that the School System had with the local Faith-Community was one of the main reasons the School Board was selected 1 of 60 counties across United States to receive the $2.3 million dollar AWARE grant.

LINK: stargovernoraward

Theresa Beck, Founder and President of IAM4kids will be honored with ‘Star Governors Award’ for her work with IAM4kids past 22 years this February 10, 2019.

If you haven’t found what you need or if you want to take the conversation further, please contact me via or 931-244-0945.  I look forward to speaking with you soon.