MENTOR VERIFICATION OF PROJECT
Once the student’s HSP is complete, the mentor for the student will be sent a Mentor Verification of Project Form via email from the HSP Coordinator. The following information will be required to be completed by the mentor BEFORE the student can present their final project to the Senior Board judges.
- Can you verify that this student spent at least 15 creating this project?
- Estimate of hours spent on the project
- What specific problems did this student encounter and overcome?
- What successes have you seen this student achieve?
- List 4 dates that the student met with you.
- Based on SHS High School Project Mentor Evaluation Rubric, please indicate the evaluation of the project as: Excellent, Commendable, Competent, Needs Improvement Before Presenting
SHS High School Project Mentor Evaluation Rubric
Meets goals of proposal and challenge
Exceeds goals of proposal; a major challenge
Meets goals of proposal; product was a challenge
Somewhat meets goals of proposal; product not much of a challenge
Did not meet goals of proposal; no challenge to complete project
Prepares questions in advance; extends learning outside of meeting times
Enthusiastic; knows how and when to ask questions; shows initiative; come ready to work
Is enthusiastic but is sometimes late to meetings; asks few questions
Does not meet as scheduled; rarely asks questions; lethargic; unenthusiastic; disrespectful
Timeliness in completion
Product was complete well in advance of due date
Product was completed early enough to allow for troubleshooting; adding finishing touches, and evaluation
Product was on time, but did not allow extra time for troubleshooting, etc.
Product was late, incomplete, or of unacceptable quality
Responsibilities on criteria fulfilled
Met all responsibilities on mentor contract
Nearly met all responsibilities on mentor contract
Did not meet responsibilities on a regular basis
Craftsmanship demonstrates highly exceptional achievement as measured according to all professional standards for this kind of work
Craftsmanship qualities meet the standard for student’s individual learning, skills, and ability levels; use of correct tools, techniques, technology, terminology, and leadership (where applicable) is observed
Craftsmanship qualities do not meet the standard for the student’s individual learning skills and ability levels; use of correct tools, techniques, technology, terminology and leadership (where applicable) lacking
Poor or incomplete craftsmanship; clearly below standard for student’s individual learning, skills and ability levels; little or no evidence of use of correct tools, techniques, technology, terminology, and leadership (where applicable)