Career Incubator

February 17th, 2017

Many students ask, “where will I ever use it.”  Often the high school curriculum is fragmented, non-connective and meaningless to the student who is asked to make sense of it. It is very hard to move data from the present to short term and then long-term memory, when it is meaningless in your life. If it can’t be remembered or is not useful it is not information. read more »

Tutor

Mario J. Fortney

Mario Fortney is a Program Director at Whitehaven High School. He is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville where he received a Master’s in Business Administration and Business Analytics.

 He has worked with Peer Power since (2004) its inception beginning  as a high school tutor. He earned a full academic scholarship to UT Knoxville.  He has made a very strong commitment to using his talent to positively impact education in Memphis. Mario is a huge proponent of the Peer Power Model and knows it will continue to demonstrate its contributions to students' academic achievement, social and civic growth.

"Peer Power is what is right about Memphis."