Educators Pilot Sigma Theta Mentorship Program
Saturday, July 3rd, 2010
Jeanette Rossetti, EdD, MS, RN, of Northern Illinois University was selected as a mentor and paired with scholar Tonya Rutherford-Hemming, MSN, RN, APRN/ANP-BC, of Loyola University of Chicago, in the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), Nurse Faculty Mentored Leadership Development (NFMLD) program. This pilot, with support from The Elsevier Foundation, is focused on building and retaining the next generation of nurse faculty through mentored leadership development.Participants in the NFMLD program represent 16 states and 28 universities and will work for the next 18 months through this intense and comprehensive leadership curriculum. Activities include a face-to-face meeting, online discussion forums, and regular, structured communication between and among scholars, mentors and expert faculty leaders.